Our Blog Writers

As of March 2016 we have added a wonderful group of Christian homeschooling moms to our writing team. We hope you enjoy their articles as much as we think you will!

Curious about who they are? Here is a little more information about them (listed alphabetically by first name):

AmyAmy Butler
Amy is a disciple of Christ, the wife of an engineer, mother of two, part time piano teacher, and a lover of the natural world God has blessed us with.  You can read her writings of balance at



Annette Vellenga 

Loved by God and family - these things center me
Writer, Poet, Hiker, Reader - these things make me smile
Educating, Raising a child, Involved with Critters - These things make me grow
You can find her at A Net in Time.







Barbette Yingst

 I am the mother of three girls ages 21, 17 and 14.  I also seem to collect pets!  My husband and I got married 25 years ago and have been on this grand adventure called life together ever since!  I have been homeschooling for 5 years, and love it more each year. I love God with all my heart and want to do all I can each day live my life for Him! You can find her at 3 Girls, My Guy, and I.






Callie Domingues
Callie is a Christian, wife, mama to 3, homeschooler, baker, blogger, and reviewer. She is a lover of: the truth, books, and coffee. She blogs at Mama's Coffee Shop Blog and is powered by grace and caffeine.





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Christy Bagasao

Christy is a freelance writer, wife to Christian music missionary Stephen Bautista, and roadschooling mother of eight highly adaptable children. The family travels the United States full-time, living in a 30-foot travel trailer with a 100-pound dog and 10-pound cat taking up more than their fair share of space. Christy blogs about simple living at The Simple Homemaker.





Crystal Heft
Crystal is a wife and homeschooling mother to four beautiful children. A former public school teacher she took a dramatic turn in her life when her oldest was born. Now she stays at home educating and raising her family while also running her own photography business. Crystal blogs about life, homeschooling, photography and more at






Grace Greenwell
Grace is a homeschool mom of 2 silly girls ages 3 & 6. I also run a small home based licensed daycare taking care of infants and preschoolers. My husband, Ben, of 12 years, is a public school teacher by day and youth pastor by night. We all live happily together in the Annapolis area of Maryland.







Heidi Kinney
Heidi is a freelance writer and editor who specializes in educational publishing. Her background includes professional teaching in the area of mathematics, as well as writing and editing for several educational publishers. She has been homeschooling her children since 2007. She shares homeschool lessons on her blog, Shared Lessons.



Jennifer King

Jennifer King

Its not all about me I know; My name is Jennifer and I am so glad you’ve come by. I am a child of the King, a work in progress seeking to share and show His love and light in all that I do. I am a homeschool mother of four wonderful, sweet and very busy children. It’s busy in our home – its loud – kind of messy – and very crazy. But we live and love all we can! I am a wife – learning so very much -- as I grow an pray with my wonderful husband. Learning the joys of submission, and being the help meet I was designed to be. Striving to live a life as a meek and gentle spirit. And seeking only to share the hope within me, with everyone who seeks an answer. All that I do, could not be, without my Lord and Savior. Peace Be with You all – In Jesus Name!




Kelly Benedict

Kelly is a 24 year homeschooling veteran and mother of 9.  She and her husband are awaiting the birth of their 14th grand-baby, all under the age of 10.  She and her family, only 4 of whom are still in the nest, live in a tiny country town in Iowa.  She writes lesson plans for TOS, and specializes in Charlotte Mason's theories and philosophies after a year of college through True North, and using CM's methods over the years.




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Kenzi Knapp
Kenzi desires to proclaim the reconciliation of Mankind through the blood of Jesus Christ. A homeschool graduate currently enrolled in God's Great Course of Faith, Kenzi lives with her family on an Ozark homestead. She enjoys writing, biking, playing the piano and mountain ocarina, studying history and encourages young women to build mission-centered businesses at her blog, Honey Rock Hills.



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Latasha Strachan
As a writer, teacher, and speaker, Latasha is driven by her desire to see women connect, inspire, and empower each other in God's Spirit of love and unity. Her prayer is that women will become passionate about living free and honest lives through God’s power, mercy and grace. She and her husband Ian live in sunny Nassau, Bahamas and have shared just over a decade riding the phenomenal roller-coaster called ‘marriage’. They are on a wild yet fulfilling journey as they parent and homeschool three exceptionally energetic boys! You can visit her blog: Latasha Strachan.



Leah Courtney

Leah is a homeschooling mom of four. Her days are filled with being a mom, homemaker, and teacher. In her (very rare) free time, she enjoys blogging, reading, and reviewing books and curricula. These days she’s learning the joys of being a mom of teens. You can read about her family and homeschooling life at As We Walk Along the Road.




Sarah Falk

Sarah graduated from Baylor with a major in bioinformatics and is currently pursuing her Naturopathic Doctor’s degree from the Trinity School of Natural Medicine. She is a homeschooling mom to 3 and blogs at Renaissance Mama. She loves to escape to the barn for a few hours to recharge, or to sit near the lake with a chai tea latte and a good book.






Shari Talbot
Shari is a Freelance Writer from Wasaga Beach, Canada. She currently homeschool two wonderful bobbins, supports her husband in business and blogs at Becoming the Proverbs Woman.


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Sonya Payne
Sonya is a blessed, happy, homeschooling momma of four! Her school theme has always been, "that they learn to love learning!" Sonya is excited to be a part of The Schoolhouse Writers team and is currently pursuing publishing and licensing. She is passionate about art and writing which has been passed onto her children.
When not writing and creating art she loves ranching and exploring nature with her family in their mountain home.







Tawnee Hinton
Tawnee is a baby-wearing, classically educating, military, homeschool mama. She and her husband, Chris, have 4 children and live in Indiana. Chis and Tawnee are involved in their church, local homeschooling group and in community veterans' projects. She blogs about parenting and their homeschooling adventures at Adventures in Homeschooling.



Teresa Brouillette
Teresa is a wife and busy homeschooling mom, living for Jesus. With a love for writing, she shares the adventures and lessons of her family and homeschool at Teresa Brouillette.


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