Management Skills

Thursday, 01 September 2016 by
HwH - Management Skills
  This concept was recently brought into clearer focus by a situation initiated by two factors; one, I am busy and need help, two, I have a driven child. One of my children, in particular, likes a good challenge, all the more so if given a measure of independence. Because of the equal passion demonstrated

The Currency of Kindness

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 by
HwH - The Currenty of Kindness
  There is a stark difference between the landscape of my inner-city public education and my children’s country-style homeschool education.  With the recent turmoil surrounding law enforcement and racism debates, my thoughts have rarely made it to my mouth.   Every time I go to speak, I then remember that I’m very much white, well-provided for,

Outsourcing Your Homeschool

Monday, 29 August 2016 by
  It is not uncommon for homeschool parents to outsource some of their children’s classes. Sometimes parents post questions online asking others where to find a local teacher for certain courses or to recommend resources. When I read these posts, I often wonder about the backstory. What led up to this decision? Why is this

6 Ways to Get Your Kids to Love Reading

Friday, 26 August 2016 by
HwH - 6 Ways to Get Your Kids to Love Reading
  Do you have a young reader in your home? Are you trying to encourage your kids to be one that loves to pick up a book and read? If so, then you want to promote the love of reading in your home. I know we try to cultivate a love for reading in our

Kindling a Love of History

Thursday, 25 August 2016 by
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  Being homeschooled from day one brought many blessings into my life. One of which was an early love for history. The Old Testament fascinated me, as did tales about the men, women and times that formed my American heritage. In my mid-teens this interest boomed into an obsession to learn all I could about

Peculiar People

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 by
HwH - Peculiar People
  There is a line that we just don’t cross in this life; it’s the line between rational behaviour and irrational behaviour (a.k.a. craziness).  You might not see the line, but you sure do know when you’ve crossed it. The looks, the stares, you know what I’m talking about! Our spiritual heritage however, is one

The Tween Phase

Monday, 22 August 2016 by
HwH - The Tween Phase
  I let out a heavy sigh as I considered the events of the morning. Holding firmly to my cup of hot tea, I prayed for wisdom. My morning initially seemed promising. Despite the horrific discovery we were out of coffee, I was determined. We were preparing to move, but a change in the closing

Can We Homeschool One More Year?

Friday, 19 August 2016 by
HwH - Can We Homeschool One More Year
  This is the question that I begin asking myself before the previous year is even over. Can we homeschool one more year? This is a pressing question in lots of ways for me. First, I am even doing enough to make sure that my children are getting the education that they need as well

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