The World is Noisy

Face it, this world is noisy. We have so many outlets in which to find more information these days. Remember the days of seeking knowledge on a subject, and going to the library to find it? Maybe eve...

Strength for the Journey

I’ve done the math and I’m just a little more than half way through my homeschooling career. I have 16 years under my belt and 13 more to go. I try not to think about it too hard, lest I suddenly fin...

Do YOU Love Homeschool?

Years ago, a dear friend and fellow homeschooler said to me in sheer frustration, “I read all these homeschool blogs, and I am just not having this experience!” Though tempted toward pride (I was, fo...

Definition of Success

What is your definition of success? A trending belief in society today and among many homeschoolers, is that if you’re average, you are actually behind. If your child isn’t special or advanced in som...

Calling All Heroes

My dryer tumbles cotton, and I contemplate the nature of one of literature’s elusive character archetypes: the Hero. How do you define a hero? In ancient works such as The Odyssey, or Beowulf, heroes...