Lifeschooling: Using the World as Your Classroom

Have you ever thought about what the word “curriculum” means? For years, the first thing that came to mind for me were books – textbooks, to be precise. While books can—and...

Americans Find New Ways to Celebrate Fathers

Father’s Day will be unique this year since the worldwide pandemic continues to disrupt our lives and inhibit our mobility. Although some stay at home advisories are still in effect,...

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,...

Locating Light Inside the Tunnel of Loss, Part 1

“There is light at the end of the tunnel.” This saying is intended to relieve our angst while experiencing difficulties, reminding us that things will improve. But, what about the Tunnel of Loss that occurs when you lose a child; in some cases, your only child or all your children?

Tips For Homeschool Burnout

As with anything good, there is the potential for it to become bad. For the idea, the thing, the doing to become more like a prison than the freedom...

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...

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....

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...

Sea Kids: Christian Books and Cartoons Your Kids Will Love

Christian children’s books are essential for parents looking to instill positive faith values in their kids. I ran across a series of books that do just that—and then some! The Sea...

To Romance Your Wife, Consider Her Love Language

Husbands, if you want to introduce a little romance this Valentine’s Day, stop and consider your wife’s Love Language. Blogger Ashley L. Jones goes through each of the 5 Love Languages as identified by author Gary Chapman, and suggests ways you can show your wife you really love her.