No Excuses

What chance did a child have who was born weeks after the 1929 stock market crash, the youngest of six children, in a nothing little town in Tennessee where the economy was already depressed? I would...

Feeling Like a Failure?

I have experienced success in several realms in my life.  I was a successful student throughout my formal education.  I have been married for 30 years and my husband and I raised three children and a...

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...