Christian Home Educators Association Provides One-Stop-Shop for Parents

T here is currently a tidal wave of new homeschoolers due to the pandemic. As school districts pivot to distance learning or unveil plans to return to classrooms with students and...

Intro to Homeschooling Virtual Workshop Assists Californians

An “Introduction to Homeschooling” virtual workshop was conducted by Cassie Beardsley and Debby Kurti via Zoom with twenty-seven in attendance. Cassie Beardsley was a “settler” – those who homeschooled their...

Homeschool Parent Responds to Harvard Magazine Article Suggesting a ‘Ban on Homeschooling’

By now, many in the homeschool community have either read or seen reports of the recent Harvard Magazine piece offering the views of Elizabeth Bartholet, professor of law and...

Homeschool Parents: Does Your Family Have a Mission Statement?

Most organizations and businesses have a mission statement. What about Homeschool families? A mission statement is a formal summary of the aims and values of the company, organization, or individual....

Homeschooling for the Non-homeschool Family

It’s definitely business as usual within our home. We homeschool, which means I have all the sharpened pencils, paper, and saved curriculum just waiting to be printed out! Not...

10 Lies about Homeschooling You Need to Ignore

As someone who has been around the homeschooling community both in real life and online for the past eight years, I’ve come across some real whoppers about homeschooling. While those...

Homeschooling Preschool

by Katie Julius One of the most common questions I see in social media homeschool support groups begins with, “My kids are 2 and 3…” I often chuckle to myself because...

A Memoir Star Who Continues to Soar

Carla Epp of Apple Valley shared her inspiring life story on September 11 at The Community Church at Jess Ranch’s monthly “Round-Up." Her story is also featured in Footprints...

5 Homeschool Planning Hacks to Save Your Sanity

Ah, homeschool planning. You either love it, or you hate, am I right? Me? I’ve always loved it – perhaps a little too much. I enjoyed doing it so much that...

Homeschool Families: Take a Summer Break

When I was in (public) school, I remember the build-up of anticipation as the school year was drawing to a close and summer was about to begin. Freedom! Sure, we...