Most child-rearing books are balanced more heavily on one side or the other of the love/discipline scale. Because most of us have a precondition in our beliefs that is also imbalanced, it is easy to find sup- port for “our side” of the... More
Current studies show almost 10% of the American population is affected by depression each year; depression among children is increasing at a rate of 23% per year. Neither Christians nor the homeschool community are immune to these statistics. Peggy... More
This workshop will include a presentation on issues and solutions for support group leaders. Several veteran leaders will be present for question-and-answer time. There will also be time to meet, talk with, and encourage other leaders.
You ask, “Why do we need to take those annual tests?” It’s a homeschooling mandate, so we do it; but can there actually be a benefit to the testing process? What constitutes a good score? A bad score? What do the scores mean? If we... More
...Learning that Lasts. Learn how to have more learning in less overall time with less stress for less money. Throughout American history, how did sixteen year olds successfully teach multiple grades multiple subjects with such impressive and... More
The 2 Rs of teaching preschoolers are Relationship and Readiness. Hear practical ideas for strengthening your relationship with your child as well as building academic readiness in key subject areas: reading, math, and writing.
College? Homeschoolers may be better prepared for it than many other college-bound teens, but that doesn’t mean they should automatically get sucked into the “college conveyor belt.” But if not college, what do we do with our... More
Inspire your children to learn naturally by introducing them to great classic literature, a love of nature, and an appreciation for music and art. This is a how-to workshop based on the teachings of homeschooling pioneer, teacher, and philosopher,... More
Psalm 127 tells us that children are like arrows in the hand of a warrior. Arrows cannot strike their chosen target until they are released by the archer. But how does a parent know when a son or daughter is ready to be released? How are they to be... More
Cognitive skills are the foundation of learning. Strengths and weaknesses here define a child’s ability to learn and can cause severe learning challenges. However, cognitive skills are not set in stone and can be enhanced to unlock a child... More