Business Insider: Homeschooling is the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century

| August 24, 2016

Alison Davis doesn’t see homeschooling as some strange alternative to traditional school. If anything, says the mom from Williamstown, New Jersey, when it comes to raising her two children, she’s doing the sensible thing. “You’re not going to be put in a work environment where everybody came from the same school and everybody is the […]

Old Paths: How we use Kindle Fire Tablets in Our Home School

| August 17, 2016

Jen author of Old Paths has some great tips here! As a busy homeschooling mother of a large family I am continually looking for ways to streamline our days and for tools to help in that endeavor. I’m also a technology lover and so I am always especially delighted when I can find a digital solution to a […]

Altrogge: Why Christian Should Participate in the Arts

| August 11, 2016

Considering your home school curriculum choices for the year? Consider this. Mark Altrogge’s great piece, “Why Christians Should Paint, Dance, Quilt, Act, Compose Music, Write Stories, Decorate Cookies, and Participate in the Arts.” It’s already reached 60k shares on facebook alone. When I was little my aunt said she loved how I sang all the […]

World Magazine: Rosaria Butterfield, No Free Passes

| August 6, 2016

I interviewed Rosaria Butterfield 3½ years ago as her first book, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, was coming out and heading toward wide readership. Since then she’s spoken widely throughout the United States and sometimes faced LGBTQ demonstrators displeased with her movement from lesbianism (and a tenured Syracuse professorship in women’s studies) to […]

Chalcedon: The Place of Woman

| March 21, 2016

One of the chronic problems of men is that too often they react instead of acting…This has all too often been true of the reactions of men, Christian and non-Christian, to the women’s liberation movement. The results are sometimes painful. Are women’s bible studies okay or not? Is the husband the mediator between his wife […]

What Made You Start Homeschooling?

| December 20, 2015

A great one by Penelope Trunk: Paulius told me about one Sunday he was playing in the snow with his son. They brought tools to the playground and started chopping ice into blocks. It was getting dark but his son wanted to stay late, in the dark, and finish. Paulius suggested they do just the […]

Your Black Friday Brain Food Buying Guide!

| November 27, 2015

  Amazon is offering an extra 30% off any book Just use the code HOLIDAY30 at check out! Here’s a few of our favorites! Three Decades of Fertility: Ten Ordinary Women Surrender to the Creator and Embrace Life It’s (Not That) Complicated: How to Relate to Guys in a Healthy, Sane, and Biblical Way Get […]

AV: The Media’s Lying Propaganda About Texas Homeschool Case

| November 10, 2015

A court case involving a Texas Christian homeschool family has made national news because the parents allegedly have refused to educate their children in view of an imminent “rapture.” Liberal activist news outlets across the country have joined in universal chorus condemning lax homeschooling regulations and suggesting the pending Texas Supreme Court case will lead […]

Jamming with your toddler: how music trumps reading for childhood development

| November 4, 2015

Forget the Mozart Effect and Baby Einstein, take it easy on acquisitions for your two-year-old’s private library, and don’t fret if your three-year-old hasn’t started violin lessons just yet. The key to unlocking a child’s potential intelligence and happiness may indeed lie in music, but succumbing to the commercial juggernaut that is the baby-genius-making industry […]

From Government Schools to Homeschool, One Family’s Journey

| November 4, 2015

What happens when one family decides to think out side the box and question what learning truly is? After finding government schools to be inadequate, invasive, and even detrimental for their children, after questioning the path they were on and seeking alternatives, they find they do have better options as well as a right to […]

Time: 10 Pieces of Classical Music Your Children Will Love

| July 23, 2015

[Editor’s note: It’s the personal opinion of this editor that you can swap out Laurie Berkner permanently for any of these composers. No need to wait until summer. Make it part of every day life. Define the culture of your home before others do. No need to save your sanity if you never let it […]

We must stop indoctrinating boys in feminist ideology

| July 21, 2015

On Wednesday, the Daily Mail reported that a school in Oxford has become the first to introduce “Good Lad” workshops, in which boys are singled out for sessions that teach them about “the scale of sexual harassment and violence aimed at female students” and how they must stand up for women’s rights. The workshops are […]

From the Archives: A Review of Chucking College by Melanie Ellison

| July 16, 2015

By Jennie Chancey Melanie Ellison has just published a little gem of a book that will challenge old notions of “higher” education and point readers to a better (and far less expensive) path. Melanie has done homeschool grads (and, truly, all high school students) a great favor by pulling together research, analysis of modern educational […]

American Vision: Public school puff-piece blows up in conservative ministry’s face

| July 16, 2015

OneNewsNow.com, a news arm of the American Family Association, published a post-Obergefell article puffing the need to send Christian children into public schools. They got Baptist megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress to blurb it for them. Big venue, big topic, big issue, big name, high stakes—and it comes complete with a reader poll: “What educational environment is […]

Baucham: Top Five Reasons Not To Send Your Kids Back To Public School

| July 14, 2015

Anyone who has kept up with my blog knows that I am no fan of government education. I have made it a point to carry The Continuing Collapse on a regular basis, and I try to make biblical, philosophical and theological arguments in favor of Christian education as often as possible. However, I recognize the […]