Homeschooling by Force, Fear, or Faith?

Homeschooling by Force, Fear, or Faith?

Spring 2022/Rachael Carman Twenty-six years—that’s how long it’s been since we began this journey. And this May, we’ll cross the finish line. We’ll graduate our youngest. In the early days, it seemed like we’d never graduate the oldest, but somewhere in the middle,...
Homeschool—Why Am I Doing It?

Homeschool—Why Am I Doing It?

Spring 2022/Cheryl Carter Over the years, my opinions about home education have evolved. I used to think I did it as an alternative to school; now, I see home education as a lifestyle of learning. I was obsessed with finding just the right textbook or method. Yet, I...

Enough

Spring 2019 / by Sam Sorbo (Excerpted from They’re YOUR Kids) The year I had my oldest, Braeden, in fourth grade and my middle child, Shane, in second, things were going quite smoothly. The boys were progressing well in their academics: grammar, math, geography,...
They’ll Turn Out Okay

They’ll Turn Out Okay

Spring 2018 / by Evelyn Bickley The stress. The anxiety. Every homeschool parent has experienced these same doubts and fears: I may be doing this wrong. Surely a “professional” would be doing a better job! I don’t know everything! Maybe I won’t teach them everything...
Eight Reasons Kids Learn Best at Home

Eight Reasons Kids Learn Best at Home

​ 11 Mar 2015 After I finished homeschooling our kids, I headed back to school myself to complete a Ph.D. in educational psychology. I wanted to know how kids learn best. Wouldn’t that be helpful information for homeschooling moms and dads? Boy did God blow my socks...