Seven years ago, my husband and I decided to begin homeschooling our children. As I walked into my first homeschool convention, there was a beautiful carousel, like one I had experienced as a little girl. These events are a wonderful, amazing, and beautiful “ride” in your parenting adventure.
Five practical suggestions for making and improving communication with your teenager by engaging in their interests.
A new year, a new semester, a new start. If you’re like other homeschool parents, you faced your own unique set of challenges in 2020. Maybe it was the first time your family homeschooled, or maybe COVID-19 required you to try homeschool in a new way. As you step into 2021, Read more…
Recently, I was having a conversation with a fellow parent about christian education and online learning… After a while, they asked, “Is an online christian education worth the cost?”
4 Signs You Should Consider a School Change for Your Middle Schooler (And What to Look For in a New One)
If something is not right with your child’s schooling, chances are it is felt by the entire family. Middle school students have been deeply affected by changes brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whether it’s a stranger, family member, or a prospective homeschooler, questions about your educational choice can catch you off guard or even leave you feeling defensive. Here are some tips on how to navigate these conversations with confidence and love.
Isolation. Chaos. Stress. If you’re like most parents trying virtual school for the first time in 2020, you’ve likely felt these side effects of a thrown-together program that is not tailored to your middle schooler’s learning needs. And it’s probably left you wondering will they fall behind? When done well, Read more…