Why We Should Reintroduce the Paddle in Schools.

Why We Should Reintroduce the Paddle in Schools.

We are failing to teach our children right from wrong.

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Can You Homeschool Your Children if You Didn't Go to College?

Can You Homeschool Your Children if You Didn't Go to College?

Can You Homeschool if You Didn't Go to College? Not only can you, but you must!

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Is the Term "Homeschooling" Being Usurped?

Is the Term "Homeschooling" Being Usurped?

Have you ever been talking to another parent about homeschooling only to realize that what they mean by homeschooling is actually a school? 

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Why Homeschooling Is Easier than Helping with Homework

Why Homeschooling Is Easier than Helping with Homework

Let's face it, with all the time parents spend helping their kids do homework, they may as well be homeschooling. 

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The Reason Why I Homeschooled My Children May Surprise You

The Reason Why I Homeschooled My Children May Surprise You

The Reason why I homeschooled my children may surprise you. Or, maybe not.

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Why It's Okay That Children's Classics Lack Diversity

Why It's Okay That Children's Classics Lack Diversity

Children don't think in constructs of race, religion, or color. They learn to think in social constructs as they grow older and begin to recognize different skin colors, to understand different religions, and the different races. 

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Why Homeschoolers Should Study the Art of Teaching

Why Homeschoolers Should Study the Art of Teaching

To be a good homeschooler, you've got to hone the skill of teaching. As parents, we're always teaching our children but when it comes to academics, there are some guidelines that will help you become more effective. 

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Ten Strategies to Conquer Homeschool Overwhelm & Stay Calm, Cool, and Sane

Ten Strategies to Conquer Homeschool Overwhelm & Stay Calm, Cool, and Sane

Anyone who says homeschooling is easy is stretching the truth. I know, a lot of you are shouting out, "But I've heard you say it's easy many times!"

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Why Multiple Learning Styles Are Overrated & Why You Should Ignore Them

Why Multiple Learning Styles Are Overrated & Why You Should Ignore Them

Have we taken the idea of multiple intelligences and learning styles too far? 

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How Do We Teach Our Children to Be Generous?

How Do We Teach Our Children to Be Generous?

How do we teach our children to be generous?

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What Life Lessons Are You teaching Your Children?

What Life Lessons Are You teaching Your Children?

We don't stop often enough to reflect upon the messages we send our children through our words and actions—even the expressions on our face.

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A Different Way to Raise Your Kids

A Different Way to Raise Your Kids

Hint: Think of your marriage first—not the kids!

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The "M" Word

Why is the most crucial job in the world so disregarded by the West?

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You Want to Homeschool But You Can’t — Try This!

If you appreciate the concept of homeschooling, but you can’t homeschool because you have a full-time job or maybe you don’t have the temperament for it, then I have an idea for you.

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How You Can Teach Fractions (and ditch the textbook) by Baking a Cake

How You Can Teach Fractions (and ditch the textbook) by Baking a Cake

Never give your child her first lesson in fractions from a book. It is far too confusing! Instead...

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Do You Already Have What It Takes to Homeschool?

Do You Already Have What It Takes to Homeschool?

Anyone with the desire to homeschool can, but some moms (and dads) do it better than others.

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Why You Should Read "Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite & the Way to a Meaningful Life"

Why You Should Read "Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite & the Way to a Meaningful Life"

Deresiewicz's book "Excellent Sheep" is an insider's scathing critique of the Ivy League system. Full of surprises, it'll make you think twice about the value of an Ivy League education. 

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Ten "Must-Read" Classic Books for Kids

Ten "Must-Read" Classic Books for Kids

I made a list of ten classic books which I think are a "must-read." I've sprinkled it with some comments and quotes throughout. My favorite quote is at the very end!

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Four Strategies to Think Holistically (and be a better parent)

Four Strategies to Think Holistically (and be a better parent)

We all try to do what's best for our kids but, in doing so, are we considering their total well-being? Are we making decisions based on sound strategies or just because something sounds good and everyone seems to be doing it? 

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Why a Heart Start Is Smarter than a Head Start

Why a Heart Start Is Smarter than a Head Start

When we push our children into early academic learning, might we be doing it at the expense of their heart’s well-being? 

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