Why We Don’t Make Up Work in Our Homeschool

By Shelley Sangrey It's that time of year again—when we homeschooling families tend to finish up what we've been working on and either take a break or begin preparing for...

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

“Fire Inspection” Bill Threatens Private Homeschooling in California

By: Jamie Daggett In January of this year, a horrific case of child abuse and neglect made waves across the country giving rise to the Fire Inspection bill that could...

Another School Shooting—Ignoring the Obvious

That brings me to a burden we all have shared since the news broke that seventeen innocent people, mostly children, had their lives ripped away earlier this week in a Parkland, Florida school.

Surprising Things You Can Expect From a Christian Writers Conference

As someone who has now attended three conferences and will be attending two more this year, I can tell you that there’s nothing more beneficial to a writer than going to a conference.

Why I’m Not Worried about what My Kids ‘Need’ to Know

Why I'm Not Worried About What My Kids 'Need' to Know By Shelly Sangrey Our society today is obsessed with timelines and milestones. Everywhere you turn, there are checklists, pamphlets, books,...

8 Practical Steps to Homeschooling a Child with ADHD

Homeschooling and ADHD. Can the two go together? As the mom of one child officially diagnosed with ADHD and a few others I suspect may have it, I’m going to...

13 Unique Gift Ideas that Inspire Learning

Now that fall’s in full swing, the Christmas season is creeping ever and ever closer. As a mom who strives to be practical in every way, I try to steer clear...

3 Reasons I Don’t Send My Kids to School to be Salt and Light

As a Christian homeschooling mom, one query I often get is why I do not allow my children to go to school as their mission field. Their reasoning is...

Homeschool Doubts? Just Read

One thing that most moms have in common, despite differences in any other areas of life, is a lack of confidence. Too often we doubt our abilities to be adequate parents.