Less is More

Homeschooling has exploded over these past few years and everywhere I turn there is MORE. More books, more programs, more co-ops, more conventions, more ways to “do it right.” There is mo...

Fun and Games

I don’t know about you, but all of the Back-to-School hoopla makes me want to do anything but think about school (as a matter of principle, I never start in on our regular fall schedule anywhere near...

Is My Son Colorblind?

When he was three, he ran through the color flashcards with ease: black, yellow, white, purple, blue… but red and brown stumped him each time. He was only three, so I didn’t worry about it and we jus...

You Were Called and Qualified

I know, it’s been six months since you selected the curriculum for this school year. Me too. Whether it’s your first year, maybe it’s going to be your fifth, tenth – or last y...

VBS: An Encouragement to Homeschool.

There are a few questions that, if I had been paid a dollar for each time I was asked them, would have made me very rich by now. I’m sure you’ve heard the same: “Are you certified to teach?” “What ab...

Another Year of Catching Up

My younger two kids did not read until they were nine. You read that right, nine years old. They struggled tremendously due to learning disabilities. The nay-sayers said that I would never be able to...