Family field trips on a budget

Does your family have Cabin Fever but your budget is slim? With little money left over for fun, it makes sense to maximize your travel dollars. From experience, I’ve learned how to create family field trips on a small budget even if every family member has drastically different interests. Take Field Trips without Breaking the Bank [...]

3 Ways To Help Children Be Punctual

What’s worse: being chronically late—or having a child who is? Either way we feel frustrated and helpless. In my last post, I recommended four ways to train your children to be more aware of how long it takes them to do tasks. Give them practice in estimating how long different tasks take. Compare the estimates [...]

Why Speech and Debate is Important for All Students

A few years ago, my son and I attended a debate between well-known atheist and author Christopher Hitchens, and a professor/author from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The debate was entitled “Does a Good God Exist?” The event was held at a large church in North Texas, filled with middle and high school students from [...]

4 Summer Activities for Children

The weather is warmer and a mother’s thoughts turn to: summer relaxation. Oh yes, I forgot.  We have kids we have to plan summer activities for! In daily life, there is often little rest for mom.  In order for your world to slow down a bit, you’ve got to keep the kids busy. Here [...]

When Your Summer Siesta Is More Like a Summer Sprint

I look forward to summers. As a homeschool mom, summer is the time of year where there is more stuff for my school aged kids to do. It’s that time of year when my kids can join in with all of the other kids to do kid stuff during the day.   Imagine. I get a break during the summer time. [...]

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Why Be Crazy Enough to Homeschool?

So a series of questions land in the inbox for a print article on homeschooling, asking how a Christian family makes educational choices for their family? {Why would anyone really be crazy enough to homeshool?}… And I smile and nod… and tentatively, prayerfully, attempt to meander through some of these queries…. but only with no [...]

The Homeschool Event of the Year!

Great Homeschool Conventions is excited to partner with National Center for Life and Liberty, with a special thanks to our title sponsor, WORLD News Group, to host four regional homeschool conventions once again in 2016! Why would you want to attend a Great Homeschool Conventions event? Each year, we begin to build the coming year’s [...]

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