Juggling Act: Homeschooling Multiple Grade Levels What’s it like to educate siblings at home? I caught up with three Vermont homeschooling mothers who do just that. Meghan has six children, aged 11, 9, 7, 6, and eight month old twins. Michaeline’s children are 7 and 5, and she cares part-time for two additional children aged 2... 05 May 2015 No comments Read More
Wunderlichs regain freedom to leave but vow to stay and fight Dirk and Petra Wunderlich, who began homeschooling again when the court signaled it would rule this way, were very pleased with the result but noted that the court’s harsh words about homeschooling indicated that their battle was far from over. “We have won custody and we are glad about that,”... 29 Aug 2014 No comments Read More
Do Homeschoolers Hate Public Schools? Do homeschooling parents hate school?I run across this assumption on the internets here and there. Commenters or bloggers or journalists or politicians will respond to a homeschooling parent based on the assumption that all homeschoolers are anti-school. Read full article at The Home School Mom
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3 Ways to Help Kids Have Good Heroes, Part 1 What kind of heroes do I want my kids to have?It’s a question I’ve been pondering, lately. Because children do have heroes — people they admire, desire to be like, emulate. I know, we homeschoolers tend to hope that we will be our kids’ heroes, but it is pretty inevitable... 26 Feb 2014 No comments Read More
"It's not always easy to get along with 18 siblings" From Lily and Ellie’s Duggar Family Blog: Growing Up Duggar is set to release on March 4th. Jana, Jill, Jessa, and Jinger Duggar have been diligently working on their first book for over two years, and it is finally finished. “It’s not always easy to get along with 18 siblings,”... 26 Feb 2014 No comments Read More
Duggar on a Mission From Lily and Ellie’s Duggar Family Blog: John-David Duggar, the third oldest of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar’s 19 children, is currently out of the country. Nathan Bates, the fifth oldest of Gil and Kelly Bates’ 19 children, was compelled to service when he heard about the tropical storms that... 19 Feb 2014 No comments Read More
NCHBC 2014 will feature two online TV Stations, 64 Games! NATIONAL CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS Two online TV Stations 64 Games! www.CityLinkTV.com March 10 – 14, 2014 from Springfield, Missouri February 7th, 2014 – Springfield, Mo. For the second consecutive year the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships (NCHBC) will be streamed LIVE! The 23rd annual tournament will feature two stations... 19 Feb 2014 No comments Read More
Duggars on Intimacy in Marriage From Lily and Ellie’s Duggar Family Blog: In honor of Valentine’s Day, TODAY Moms interviewed Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar on maintaining marital intimacy while raising 19 children. (This post is the edited, more family-friendly version of the original article released by TODAY.) 1. Wives: Make Time for Your Husband... 19 Feb 2014 No comments Read More
Homeschool Students, Red Cross Help Children in Emergency Shelters According to the Red Cross, the “Busy Box” would represent a wholly new service provided to children in local disaster relief. “Red Cross is known for its preparedness materials but we do not have anything for children as an ‘activity’ to keep them busy in shelters,” Laura Steinmetz, community relations... 19 Feb 2014 No comments Read More
Archive for February, 2014
Parental Rights: God Grants Them. Governments Secure Them by HSLDA Chairman Michael Farris August 10, 2010 Any good idea will attract opponents. Homeschoolers should be the first to recognize this truth. There are those who say that we are denying our children the opportunity for the inculcation of liberal multiculturalism that is necessary for the best interests of the children’s future. A law professor at Emory University recently proposed that all private education and homeschooling should be banned for this very reason. There are also Christian critics of homeschooling. They argue that Christians have a duty to be the salt...
For Immediate Release August 2, 2010 National Contest Constitution Day Poster Contest All Kindergarten-12th grade students are invited to participate in the 2010 Constitution Day Poster Contest. Entrants must create a poster that demonstrates how the freedoms embodied in the U.S. Constitution affect their daily lives. Entries will be judged on both artistic merit and relevance to the U.S. Constitution. Entries must be post-marked or uploaded by October 1, 2010. For more information, visit http://www.ConstitutionFacts.com. The first 100 entrants receive a copy of “The U.S. Constitution & Fascinating Facts About It” – a pocket-size guide to the constitution provided by...
We’re excited to have discovered this incredible resort-like back yard to rent for our big family birthday bash this year, at the home of builder/realtor Michael and Dottie Sosnicki near the White Tank mountains. Here is their flyer, if anyone else is looking for a unique and private option for swim/play corporate, organization and private events: Update 4-27-11 Becky at Just Field Trips has offered to host a “Not Back to School” party at this amazingly fun place for Arizona homeschoolers this summer. Contact her for more information.