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  • Why Do We Homeschool?

    Why Do We Homeschool?

    I was asked an interesting question at the AHEA convention this past spring that I was glad to answer, and I thought that it might be a question that others were asking. The question was simple and went something like this; “Why is it that homeschooling has such strong Christian roots?” Now, admittedly not all […]

  • The Need for an Accurate Measure

    The Need for an Accurate Measure

    In any homeschool environment there comes a time when you teach the young ones about weights and measures. In our culture the accepted standards are either the Metric system or the Imperial system. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. In a perfect world, the Metric system with its emphasis on the base 10, which is, of course, the […]

  • Unhurried Homeschooling: Why We Need to Slow Down

    Unhurried Homeschooling: Why We Need to Slow Down

    We have been homeschooling for over 27 years. We have eight children that we have homeschooled from the start. We’ve graduated 7 from high school and one from college. When I started this journey with our kids, the internet wasn’t in existence. We didn’t have cell phones and homeschool curriculum availability was limited. As the years have passed, I’ve […]

  • Homeschooling as a model to see Revival become Reform

    Homeschooling as a model to see Revival become Reform

    As colleges and universities across the USA and Canada rejoice over revival , many people 1 remain skeptical for fear that this stirring will turn out to be just another over-sensational experience that doesn’t transform into substantive obedience to God. Questioning these different events is normal because most of us have lived long enough to […]

  • WORDS FROM A SEASONED HOMESCHOOL DAD – FINANCIAL LITERACY

    WORDS FROM A SEASONED HOMESCHOOL DAD – FINANCIAL LITERACY

    In just three years, the greatest teacher of all time impacted the world more than anyone else. How was that possible? Jesus Christ was both human and divine. What did He say about financial literacy? A lot! He taught about money matters more than heaven and hell combined. Many of His parables were filled with financial overtones. […]

  • The One Thing

    The One Thing

     “I made everyone a mailbox, put it on their bedroom doors, and sent them all mail, but no one has the time to send me any mail!” my 10-year-old daughter moaned, “no one has time to play!” “Play?” My mind fought to come up with a reasonable excuse. “She doesn’t realize Grandpa’s just come through […]