The Homeschool Minute

Danika Cooley

Danika Cooley is on a mission to equip parents like you to teach the Bible and Christian history to their children. She is the mother of four children and one grandchild, all of whom she adores. Danika is also an award-winning children’s author and curriculum developer. You can find her books When Lightning Struck!: The Story of Martin Luther and Wonderfully Made: God’s Story of Life from Conception to Birth at online retailers and her Bible Road Trip™ and Cobblestone Path™ curriculum lines at Her blog,, has provided encouragement to tens of thousands of parents for nearly a decade.

Stacy Farrell

Stacy Farrell helps parents equip their children to stand for truth in the midst of this crazy culture. She writes about time management, motherhood, celebrating manhood, philosophy, biblical worldview, and writing. Her favorite job, though, is being wife to Roger and mother to two precious sons. Visit her at

Kathie Jushchyshyn

Kathie Jushchyshyn is a writer and graphic designer who started her journey with The Old Schoolhouse by authoring an article in the magazine. As THM Designer, she works behind the scenes to deliver “The Homeschool Minute” to subscribers every week. In addition, she designs and develops interactive lesson content for Kathie is an advocate for gifted and twice-exceptional children and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She enjoys serving in youth ministry and helping other homeschoolers thrive. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and children, and near members of her extended family who are also homeschoolers.

Alexandria Letkeman

Alex began homeschooling with her family in middle school and has recently graduated with honors in 2020. Together with her husband, she has developed a passion for financial literacy, classical writing, and the freedom that homeschooling provides. She plans to homeschool her own children when the time comes and start a homesteading farm featuring mini cows. 

Beth Mora

Meet Beth Mora, wife to one handsome hubby, mother to eight, and nana to two. She is a Homeschool Purple Heart Recipient for multiple moments where she thought she wasn’t making a difference in her children’s lives. Beth is indebted to and salutes the homeschooling veterans in her life who carried her through, and now she simply desires to return the blessing. Beth pulls from her past experiences as a Certified Rehabilitation RN, homeschool mom, co-op leader and teacher, marriage ministry director, women’s ministry programmer, children’s ministry leader, and drama team member. She is the creator and author of Here to Help Learning’s Writing Program for grades 1-6, where she is affectionately known on camera as Mrs. Mora. She is also a welcomed speaker at homeschool conferences and women's events. Everything she does, whether laughable or heart gripping, is done to honor One, without apology. God’s grace is the salve that has healed her own life, and God’s grace is what she offers liberally to others.

Adam and Dianne Riveiro

Pastor Adam and Dianne Riveiro live in Easton, Massachusetts, where Adam leads Liberty Baptist Church. They’re the authors of Ministering to Children With Special Needs, available from their family's publishing label at They have four children: Bethany, Kaylee, AJ, and Peyton. They're passionate about helping their fellow special needs families find joy and contentment in Christ.

Sherri Seligson

Sherri Seligson and her husband, David, homeschooled their four children for twenty-one years. Before being promoted to motherhood, Sherri worked as a degreed marine biologist at Walt Disney World. She has authored Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Marine Biology, General Science, instructional video courses for Apologia’s science curricula, and more. Sherri is an international conference and retreat speaker. Using transparency, truth, and humor, she encourages moms on their homeschool journey and teaches families the importance of studying God’s Creation.

Roger Smith

Roger Smith, M.D. is a family doctor in rural Louisiana where he and his wife, Jan, raised four adventurous children who are all grown, making their own mark in the world. He speaks and writes on parenting issues and produces brief videos that can be found on Facebook @ParentingMattersNow.

Paul and Gena Suarez

Publishers Paul and Gena Suarez, who reside in eastern Tennessee with their family, have homeschooled their seven children since 1990. They embrace and promote the Biblical philosophy that "homeschooling" is not so much about schooling/education, as it is about discipleship—bringing up our children "in the nurture and admonition of the Lord" (Eph. 6: 4). The Suarez family wishes to share this vision around the world as they publish the trade magazine for homeschool families, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. They can be reached at

Kerry Tittle

Kerry Tittle is a mother of nine children and a twenty-year homeschool veteran. She was the owner of ReformationKidz with her husband, Rob, until a tornado destroyed their home and business in 2014, taking the lives of Rob and two of their daughters, Tori and Rebekah. Kerry is the founder of Refined Family, which is created to encourage others to find hope in the gospel in the midst of trials.

Todd Wilson

Todd Wilson is a husband, dad, grandpa, writer, homeschool conference speaker, and former pastor. Todd’s humor and down-to-earth realness have made him a favorite speaker all across the country and a guest on Focus on the Family. As founder of The Familyman and The Smiling Homeschooler, his passion and mission are to remind moms and dads of what’s most important through weekly emails, podcasts, seminars, and books that encourage parents. Todd and his wife, Debbie, homeschool four of their eight children (the other four are homeschool graduates) in northern Indiana and travel America in The Familyman Mobile. You can read more at

Deborah Wuehler

Deborah Wuehler is the Senior Editor and Director of Production for The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. She has eight children and has been homeschooling for over twenty-five years. Deborah's mission is to point homeschoolers to the Lord in all they do, and to encourage them that they can find everything they need for life, Godliness—and homeschooling—in their knowledge of Him (2 Peter 1:3,4).

Hal and Melanie Young

Hal and Melanie Young are the award-winning, best-selling authors of Raising Real Men; No Longer Little; and Love, Honor, and Virtue. They are publishers, writers, bloggers, and popular conference speakers internationally, known for their Christ-centered focus and practical, real-life stories. They are the parents of six real boys (five grown!) and two real girls and live in noisy, messy happiness in North Carolina.

"Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it" (Proverbs 22:6).