5 Ways to Lose Your Homeschool Freedom

5 Ways to Lose Your Homeschool Freedom

You may have noticed by now that some states have more homeschool freedom than others. To paraphrase Benjamin Franklin: You have homeschool freedom if you can keep it! Keeping or losing homeschool freedom takes intent. Here are 5 ways to lose it. Ignore Elections...
Nurturing Our Youngest Learners

Nurturing Our Youngest Learners

by: Diana Johnson Nurturing Our Youngest Learners In my work managing the home school department at a Christian bookstore, one type of mom always draws my attention. Anticipation lights her face. While the eyes of another shopper solemnly study curriculum choices,...
Homeschooling and Abuse

Homeschooling and Abuse

In 2015 in Michigan, a mother was arrested for killing two of her children and hiding them in the freezer. It turns out that the two children had been dead for two years. Immediately, questions were raised as to how two children could be missing that long, without...
National Homeschool Day of Prayer

National Homeschool Day of Prayer

The Alliance (The National Alliance of Christian Home Education Leadership) has declared November 3, 2017, to be National Homeschool Day of Prayer. We need you to support this effort through your commitment to pray and to promote this to homeschooling families in your...
Teaching Methods

Teaching Methods

Before purchasing curriculum, a teaching method should be selected. There is no single curriculum approach that works for everyone. Make your choice based on the following considerations: The ages of your children. Your familiarity with the subject being taught. The...
GIVING ROOTS TO LOVE

GIVING ROOTS TO LOVE

As I write this—bleary-eyed in a sweatshirt and pajamas at my home computer—my wife, Vickie is upstairs trying to get our newborn son, Peter James, to go back to sleep. Vickie is even more tired than I am because only she can get up during the watches of the night to...
Point of No Return

Point of No Return

“Come on. It’s only thirty-five feet high. After all, you’ve been to the top of the Empire State Building and you’ve looked over the fruited plains from the top of Pike’s Peak. You’ve walked on the bridge spanning Royal Gorge and have experienced the thrill of...