Help for Harvey!

Seems everybody knows somebody hit by Hurricane Harvey, but if you don’t, and if you’re interested in helping storm victims by way of a trustworthy “personal connection,” I’ve got friends and family up and down the Texas coast. While none of us can help them all,...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 12)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 12) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 11)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 11) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 10)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 10) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 9)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 9) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 8)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 8) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 7)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 7) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 6)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 6) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 5)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 5) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 4)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 4)  On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.   On the third day...
To Grade or Not to Grade?

To Grade or Not to Grade?

To grade or not to grade? That is one of a hundred questions that homeschool parents will ask! While answers will vary—depending on whether a family is relaxed with school or highly structured—all families can benefit from developing a philosophy toward grade keeping...
Keeping the “Home” in Homeschool

Keeping the “Home” in Homeschool

I’m pretty serious about the academic side of home education. Consider Exhibit A: I spent 17 years teaching three children at home. Exhibit B: I spent 15 years writing a four-volume world history curriculum. And, Exhibit C: All my children have graduated from college...

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