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Every parent wants to raise "successful children." The irony is that as important as success is to parents, very few of them actually know how to help their children achieve it. Not only that, they are confused about what actual success is and are only aiming for the end results, missing the means by which ... Read the rest»
I have dreaded publishing this post, and I have prayed heavily over it, begging the Lord to use it to challenge and move hearts.
Public school is perhaps, the most sacred cow of our society making it one of the most volatile to discuss. Know I'm writing in earnest, heart-torn love. Yet I believe one of ... Read the rest»
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By Sue Hooley
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Twenty one years ago I came across the Rod & Staff Preschool Series. As I bounced my six-month-old on my hip, I squelched the urge to buy all ... Read the rest»
Yesterday, I had the privilege of doing a short interview with the Baines, who are with Engage, a Homeschooling and Discipleship Conference in NZ, coming up in August.
I'll be doing a live interview for the conference, August 14th.
I pray it is an encouragement to you as we remind ourselves of the task God has given ... Read the rest»
We practice relaxed homeschooling which is somewhere between traditional schooling and unschooling. What drives our educational philosophy is simply the fact that the goal of education is to learn (not to take a test or get a job), learning happens all the time, from the time we are born until we die, and a well-rounded education ... Read the rest»
They wanted to tell my perspective, in light of the Duggar's recent presence in the news, of what it means to be "Quiverfull." It was a radio show that airs on NPR.
My first thought was to decline. Publicity typically doesn't go well for people and the farther we can stay away from it, probably, the ... Read the rest»
Homeschooling has had to fight some pretty deep-seated myths because the machine that runs the government system of education plants those myths deeply to keep it running.
Every homeschooling parent has heard at some point:
"What if you're not qualified to teach your children?"
“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.”
― Isaac Asimov
Many ... Read the rest»
I could write a thousand reasons to homeschool, but you probably don't have time to read that kind of list.
Someone asked me last week, "So, what made you decide to homeschool?" She was considering it. People are curious. Perhaps you've thought about homeschooling.
Here are a few of my reasons:
1. I like being with my kids. I ... Read the rest»
Guest post by Jenny Ervin
“What would you do if I died?” This was the question that I had to put to my husband last summer as we considered our schooling plans for the next year.
Having been home educated myself during the “pioneer days” and always taught our own children ages 17 down to 2, this ... Read the rest»