Supporting Your Kids’ Passions When They Differ from Your Own

This may be a universal fear among homeschooling moms: “With all of my shortcomings, how can I prepare my children for further academic and career success?” If this sounds like you, then I can relate! I am a history and geography teacher, and my sons are now in college majoring in engineering. How did this […]

Freshman 101: Why Should I Take an Online Course Now?

Many colleges, universities, and high schools are now offering online courses in addition to traditional classroom courses. Virtual learning offers several advantages over traditional learning. Below are five benefits of taking online courses while still in high school. Learning new technology Logging in, taking online assessments, and uploading assignment files are a few of the […]

Help! Am I Messing Up My Kids by Homeschooling?

The Early Years For the first few years, our homeschooling venture seemed to be going well. Our young daughter learned to count and recognize letters. Soon reading, writing, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division followed, and Mom breathed a sigh of relief. Then middle school hit. Beginning algebra and structured essays, oh no. That child who […]

The Future of Learning: How Taking an Online Homeschool Course Prepares Your Student

The future of learning is changing. While the preceding statement is always somewhat truthful, there has been a definite and accelerated shift in the last decade, and it shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Our world sits under the reign of technology, and while this may seem scary, the possibilities are incredible. Our […]

All Religions Have Zealous Followers, but All Zealots Do Not Behave the Same

Religious zealots are not created equal. Do you know someone who is religious, someone whose life seems to be guided by his or her faith?  The way they talk, the things they do or don’t do, the way they dress or don’t dress, what they do, or don’t do, with their money. If we think […]