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
It is a social standard for children to be grouped by what school grade they are in. Although homeschooling allows children to learn at their own pace, some families question if they should place their child in a church class by age or academic grade level. Home education permits students to develop and learn
By Dr. Paul M. Elliott Part one of a series For Christian parents to not take personal responsibility for educating their children is to barter away their souls. August 2019 – We receive many communications from Christian parents asking about homeschooling their children. They phrase their questions and concerns in many different ways, but most