There are so many things competing for our time, but perhaps you’ve felt the need to reprioritize … or wondered if your time was being spent on the right things. Has homeschooling made you feel in over your head or question if the education you were trying to provide your children is really enough? If any of these bells ring true for you, then you aren’t alone!Read More
by Amy Pentimone
Ready or not … school is starting!
And there’s almost nothing as fun as new school materials. The aisles of new crayons, markers, and notebooks in stores right now are still as enticing to me as an adult as they were when I was being homeschooled. But as if those school supplies weren’t enough fun, new school books were always the most exciting part! Whether we were opening a box with some brand new workbooks or if they were new-to-us items from a used curriculum sale or garage sale, it really didn’t matter. Fresh school books were always exciting!Read More
Just as one school year wraps up, it’s already time to start thinking about making curriculum choices for the next year. Sometimes you find just the right curriculum on your first try, but other times … what worked for one student doesn’t work for the next. Or, you purchase a highly recommended curriculum, only to find that everything you heard about it doesn’t seem to work that way for you. Have you ever wondered if it needs to be so hard?Read More
Homeschooling is a life of high adventure. There was the initial plunge, and there’s always something new along the way — something unexpected, something that doesn’t work anymore, something that makes things harder than it seems like they should be … and then there are some things that are surprisingly good, experiences that are surprisingly exciting, and relationships that are surprisingly sweet.Read More
As homeschooling families, we choose this path because we know it matters. Yet, as much as we know that homeschooling matters, not everyone else believes it. Since we live in a country where our Christian foundation is being torn down and disregarded, it’s more crucial than ever before to make sure we don’t keep the importance of homeschooling and all that it signifies — religious liberty, parental rights, Christian foundations, and God’s design for the family — to ourselves.Read More