Under Pressure

why you should not be in a rush when you homeschool
  “Hurry!” How many times did I say that in those early years of homeschooling? Hurry and finish that math page. Hurry and get in the car. Hurry and eat. Hurry, hurry, hurry! Now that my children are graduating and leaving the house, I want to scream, “Slow down!” What drove me to spend so

Pets: More Than a Lesson in Responsibility

pets can teach children more lessons than responsibility
  My son’s eyes began to fill with tears. I could see him fighting back, and willing himself not to cry. I wanted to embrace him. I wanted to take away his pain. A tear finally escaped. Before he had time to wipe it away, it rolled down his cheek and landed on Peanut, the

Are You Ready for Back to School?

Four Back to School Tips for Homeschoolers
  The words ” back to school ” are full of so many different emotions.  Moms excited to try out new curriculum, the feel of fresh books and notepads, brand new pencils with new erasers on top, a neatly organized desk, and a desire to “keep things in order” (with the realistic understanding that this

The Homeschool Curriculum Summit

  I am pleased to be a featured speaker at the Homeschool Curriculum Summit, a free event hosted online May 3-10. My featured video, where I dialogue with hosts Todd and Jessie in a session titled “Teaching History from a Christian Worldview – God Initiates, People Respond, History Happens!” will be launched on Monday, May

Welcome Grace Bible College

Today we are pleased have a guest with us. This is a rare treat, I hope you enjoy! Hi there! Please introduce yourself to our readers. My name is Alex Bradley and I am the Director of Enrollment at Grace Bible College. I live in downtown Grand Rapids with my wife, Meghan, and my two

Art and Artists for Everybody

  Sometimes as parents we want to protect our children from the side of art that is in direct opposition to our own values, but we certainly want them to be able to express themselves through art and gain an appreciation for artists around the world. That’s where can help. Our courses are safe
  The number of math courses offered by continues to increase. Take our latest course—Stretching Higher with Third Grade Math. This course, designed by Sharon Hudson and Crystal Marcum, builds on the math skills students have previously learned and guides them through new concepts involving multiplication, division, working with money, fractions, decimals, equations, and

Kids & Christianity

  Parents know that nothing is more important than building a solid foundation of faith in our children. From this foundation, they can stand strong, they can build with the right tools and elements, and they can invite in those things that will continue to build them up and strengthen them. has courses that

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