When my children were little, I wish I had known how fast the little would go away. I wish I had known that all that worry about the future was a waste of the time that we could have spent playing outside. I wish I had known that my friends really didn’t care if my … Continue reading What I Wish I Had Known When My Children Were Little
Education is a Discipline
Discipline, “the practice of training,” is nowhere more necessary than in the application of education. Whether we are schooling from an all-in-one boxed curriculum, an eclectic mix of sources, or choosing a life-schooling/unschooling option – the practice of training our family to a disciplined education is crucial. So what does it mean to treat this … Continue reading Education is a Discipline
Education is an Atmosphere
There are some places or events where the atmosphere is so focused and palpable that mental immersion in the situation is almost inescapable: the starting line of a marathon, a solemn religious service, a college classroom during a final exam. Whether it was your intention to be involved or not, when someone puts an extensive … Continue reading Education is an Atmosphere
That’s What Break Week Is For
Have you had too many weeks in a row in which you couldn’t get everything done? I don’t mean you didn’t finish all the school work; I mean, you are way behind in the stuff one would think would be easy. Like when it’s time to pay the bills, but you realize you haven’t filed … Continue reading That’s What Break Week Is For
Organize Your Homeschool Using Habits
What is a habit? A “habit is a routine or behavior that is performed regularly—and, in many cases, automatically” (Clear 13). Are there things that you ought to do regularly, but that you don’t ever accomplish? Would you like to get them done? If you could incorporate them into your day as habits, they would … Continue reading Organize Your Homeschool Using Habits
Homeschool Communities Across the Nation Pitch In to Help During COVID-19
Getting started with homeschooling is difficult, and I can only imagine the struggle that parents and students across the nation are engaged in as they are unexpectedly thrust into home education without any preparation. Forbes is calling this “The World’s Homeschooling Moment.” Homeschool organizations across the country have recognized the issue, and are doing what … Continue reading Homeschool Communities Across the Nation Pitch In to Help During COVID-19
Thrust Into Home Education? Let Us Help.
Usually, the decision to educate your children at home is made with lots of consideration and prayer. However, due to recent events with the COVID-19 outbreak, many parents have found that they have been suddenly thrust into home education, even if only temporarily. Whether this is a temporary situation for you, or if you have … Continue reading Thrust Into Home Education? Let Us Help.