Do You Really Love Jesus?

Words that pierced my heart came out of my child’s mouth today. They were, “Mom I don’t care about being good and I don’t love Jesus.” That was like a dagger driven into the depths of my heart. The p...

The Schedule Ball and Chain

Once upon a time there was a family. They were a nice family who happened to homeschool. Both structured and child-led learning took place in the home and although there were issues like occasional m...

Teachable moments in Spanish

Love is in the air… Children who know how to speak a foreign language will have many advantages as they grow older.  In order to increase the new language reader’s and speaker’s abilities, prac...

Boredom Buster List

The other day my daughter was complaining that she was bored. No, wait, BORED – all in capitals. Hmm…must be pretty bad if she put it that way, right? She even wrote an e-mail to Grandma ...

This Is Hard

If you are a homeschooler, sooner or later you will hear a child proclaim, “This is hard!” As a matter of fact, you may hear those words coming out of your own mouth! Whether your child is gifted and...