Homeschooling as a First Choice

Before we pack their first lunch, buy the first-day-of-school outfit, and permanently marker their name on everything our child owns— we need to have a sit-down and really think...

Interview with Actor Cole Marcus from Hit Film ‘I Can Only Imagine’

Actor and drummer Cole Marcus from the hit movie “I Can Only Imagine” has one main goal: “To do God’s will.” Now 21, Cole’s career started long before landing the...

Online Church Attendance Pitfalls for Families and How to Avoid Them

For almost five months many of us have been “church-less,” meaning, we have nowhere to go, but our living rooms for church. For some families, this may have been...

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...

Disney Plus’ ‘Hamilton’ is marvelous, but it’s not kid-friendly

His name is Alexander Hamilton, and he’s one of the smartest people in Colonial America you’ll ever meet. He’s also confident (even cocky), determined (perhaps a workaholic) and ahead of...

Interview with ‘Overcomer’ Actress Aryn Wright-Thompson

“If God is for you, who can be against you?” said seventeen-year-old actress, Aryn Wright-Thompson.  After eight years of sending in audition tapes and working with an agent in North...

Berry-licious Chocolate Chip Cobler

One of my most favorite cobblers is blackberry. Yes, most people would consider this a summer dessert. Me, too, but the supermarkets have them almost any time of year...

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...

Author with Dyslexia Shares Her Story

Sometimes I forget how shocking it can be to someone who knows me as an author, editor, and writing coach when I casually mention that I grew up with...

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,...