I found a struggle with my children when they were in late elementary school. They loved to write and had good things to say, but they wandered throughout their paper from this subject to that subject. I couldn’t get them to focus and stay on topic. Enter Newspaper Writing! It was the perfect way to
Are you putting together a high school health class for your homeschooled teen? I can help. Here are nine things to include in the course, keeping in mind that the goal of a health class is to teach teens how their bodies work and what their bodies need so they can form healthy habits that
We’ve all been asked, “Why do you homeschool?” I always give a different answer depending on where I am, what I am doing, and how much time I have until the kids get antsy. Putting down my answer in words gave me clarity and helped me remember some basics that I can now share quickly.
After years of helping people get out of debt, I believe it’s never too early to teach children how to live debt-free. Once they reach the teen years, avoiding debt is an absolutely essential life skill. Teens are bombarded with the idea of “Buy now, pay later” or “Get a loan to help your
Traveling is a blast! Your kids probably love airports and road trips. Every family vacation is an opportunity to learn, especially if we go somewhere where they speak a different language or we see new sites. Planning a vacation is a life skill that our kids need. We can be proactive in making our
A teachable heart enables a Christian to respond to God’s authority with a big “Yes!” while a stubborn heart rejects his Word and does things their own way. As homeschooling parents, we can raise children with teachable hearts who follow after God and His ways. “Above all else guard your heart, for it is
Our nation and the entire world are crying out for good leaders. We desperately need men and women of integrity and wisdom to rise up and take their place. You are the answer, homeschool Momma. You can raise influencers who impact their world for the glory of God. Your children can rise up and make
Homeschooling is an amazing call and privilege from God. Every homeschooling family is on their own homeschooling journey. Your adventure will be unlike anyone else’s trek! We can, however, encourage and learn from one another. After years of answering questions at homeschool conferences, workshops, and support team meetings, I have realized that it’s important to