The College Transition for Parents

The College Transition for Parents

Graduate 2019 / by Evelyn Bickley My husband, the youngest of seven children, was preparing to start college in Chicago, more than 800 miles from the family home in rural Pennsylvania. His parents kindly invited me to make the cross-country car trip with them to see...
Feel the Rain

Feel the Rain

Spring 2019 / by Daphne Petrey One day in the middle of a lengthy wet spell, my three daughters and I were at home getting a little stir crazy—some more than others. When the rain finally let up a bit, and one asked to go outside, I said, “Yes!” I figured a little...
The Sunny Mrs. Dorsey

The Sunny Mrs. Dorsey

Fall 2018 / by Sarah Hicks When I was in sixth-grade, my science teacher was Mrs. Dorsey. She had blonde hair that looked like cotton candy and a slightly mischievous glint in her eye. Mrs. Dorsey stood on her desk and sang memorization songs about mitosis while...
Homeschooling In the Midst of Suffering

Homeschooling In the Midst of Suffering

Fall 2018 / by Eric Pope As parents, we often want to shield our children from the painful conditions of our world. We regard ourselves as their guardians, their protectors. But unfortunately, there are times when our children inevitably witness sufferings that we...