“I Don’t Get It!” Have you felt unprepared and unqualified to teach? Do you lack knowledge? It is actually easy to find the knowledge you need either through teacher’s manuals, internet searches, libraries, or your own research. But maybe there are those days where you just don’t understand the big picture, you feel like
“How do you know if homeschool is right for your child?” This is a question that I am often asked. Truth be told, I think people expect me to tell them that it is always the right choice for their child. It is almost as if they are asking my permission to homeschool or
It may seem tempting some days. Why not send the kids on the public school bus and have the whole day (and the house!) to yourself? Or head off to a job where you can earn some respect and increase the family budget. Wouldn’t that be nice? But . . . wait a minute.
From the TeachingtheWord Bible Knowledgebase Part four of a series. Read part three. Are Christian homeschooling parents in danger of raising children who are “socially stunted” or “hothouse Christians” who cannot function in the “real world”? What does Scripture say? Christian parents often express the fear that their children will be “stunted socially” if they homeschool them. Some
Lady Jane Grey, the granddaughter of Henry VIII’s sister, grew up in a big fancy castle with a private tutor. His name was John Foxe, and he had a beautiful influence on her life as she had on his. Who is Lady Jane Grey? To discover who Lady Jane Grey is let me
What does homeschooling mean to you? Are you doing it because it’s a current popular trend or just convenient? Maybe you travel a lot or your kids have special needs? Is it just a means to an end? Were your children being bullied in public school and you thought this would be the solution?
From the TeachingtheWord Bible Knowledgebase Part two of a series. Read part one. As James writes under divine inspiration, “Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God?” The contributors to online Christian homeschooling forums and parents’ blogs offer hundreds of reasons, and thousands of examples from their own experience, to support their personal
Sometimes you just want to call up a friend, a mom who’s “been there, done that.” Someone who can relate, who won’t cast judgment, who will just listen to your heart. Sometimes you need a shoulder, another mom who has walked the path, whose kids are grown now and doing just fine. Has your