Posted in Unschooling Why We Homeschool

What Happens When You Ask Unschoolers ‘What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?’

My daughter is a baker. When people ask her what she wants to be when she grows up, she responds breezily: “A baker, but I…

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10 Ways Homeschooling Can Heal Your Family
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10 Ways Homeschooling Can Heal Your Family

Homeschooling can heal your family. Here are 10 ways to find joy again. The phone rings. The number is familiar. I can barely hear the…

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The Value of End-of-Year Homeschool Reporting

The past week I’ve been knee-deep in end-of-year reporting, collecting materials and writing my report for our local school district. Not every year finds me…

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Why Teens Should Have Meaningful Work

I don’t agree with everything in the following article (all people have intrinsic value independent of their economic contribution and I am very thankful for…

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The Gift of Sight: Cultivating Our Children’s Gifts

Recently I was reading a book on the intersection of faith and science. It is no doubt a wonderful book, but the simple truth is…

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Six Reasons to be Thankful for Homeschooling

November is the traditional time of year for giving thanks to God for all of our blessings during the course of the year, but any…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life Why We Homeschool

Discerning Homeschooling

by Janalin Hood When the idea of home schooling came to me I was rather skeptical. As the daughter of public educators and as a…

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As the Big Yellow School Bus Rolls By and My Child is Not On It

Traditional school is starting this week in my city.  All of the school supplies have been on sale at all of the stores, the lunches…

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What About Socialization? The Moral Child is the Socialized Child

You’ve decided to make the leap and homeschool next school year. You’ve found support from some friends and family, and you’ve found others who are…

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God at Work: The Beauty of Hindsight

Today, a fellow homeschooler needed her two children dropped off at her babysitter after our weekly gathering. The babysitter lives close to me so she…

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