Surprising Things You Can Expect From a Christian Writers Conference

As someone who has now attended three conferences and will be attending two more this year, I can tell you that there’s nothing more beneficial to a writer than going to a conference.

3 Reasons I Don’t Send My Kids to School to be Salt and Light

As a Christian homeschooling mom, one query I often get is why I do not allow my children to go to school as their mission field. Their reasoning is typically that the children in public schools may never have been introduced to the love of Christ, and my children just might be the ones to do that.

A Must-Follow Reading Plan for Every New Homeschool Parent

Very often, the very first thing a new homeschool parent will do is look for a curriculum to purchase. What if I were to tell you that that’s one of the last things that should be done? The fact is, homeschooling is about so much more than that.

Back to School: Make Studying A Lifestyle—Live to Learn!

“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” B. B. King Listen…do you hear it? It’s the collective sound of #2 pencils being sharpened nationwide....

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

Homeschool Doubts? Just Read

One thing that most moms have in common, despite differences in any other areas of life, is a lack of confidence. Too often we doubt our abilities to be adequate parents.

Memoir Stars: High School Students Interview Senior Citizens

Too often we don’t learn about our brothers and sisters in Christ until their funeral or memorial service.

Top Ten Mistakes of a New Homeschooler

Of all the traps you can fall into as a new homeschooler, there is one that stands out above all the rest as potentially the most destructive and the most joy-draining mistake you can make.

8 Practical Steps to Homeschooling a Child with ADHD

Can homeschooling and ADHD go together? As the mom of one child officially diagnosed with ADHD and a few others I suspect may have it, I’m going to answer that question with a big, resounding YES.

Why I’m Not Worried about what My Kids ‘Need’ to Know

Our society today is obsessed with timelines and milestones. Everywhere you turn, there are checklists, pamphlets, books, and charts telling you what your children "should" be doing by a certain age. It's enough to make any parent neurotic.