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...

CHEACon: Annual Homeschool Convention at Pasadena Convention Center July 11-13

With the new controversial sex education guidelines and vaccine exemptions for public school children being severely limited on everyone’s minds, parents nationwide are rethinking their schooling options. Homeschooling is...

My Amazing Journey of Autism

When I was in kindergarten I was diagnosed with autism. My development began normally until eighteen months when I began to regress, losing the ability to communicate words I had...

Mental Health Summit Strives to End Stigmas and Offer Hope

When my brother died by suicide five years ago, we were speechless. Despite the ways he struggled personally, we never considered suicide as a possibility for him. In an...