Mom, Will You Homeschool Me?

| March 29, 2014

About fourteen years ago, my athletic, top-of-his-class and popular son came to me and blew me away with an unexpected question. As it turned out, he was battling an emotional turmoil, and the only way he could see out was to be homeschooled. Here’s what was going down. The kids his age (7th grade) were […]

Western Cape Attacks Homeschoolers

| March 28, 2014

Homeschooling parents were recently shocked when the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) not once, but twice attempted to curb the liberty of parents to choose what is in the best interest of their children. Have you found Beautiful Womanhood helpful? Please consider supporting our efforts. Any purchase made through our Affiliate Links, helps us continue operating. […]

Democrat: Investigate Every Homeschool Parent

| December 17, 2013

A proposal by a state senator in Ohio, Cafri Cafaro, a Democrat, would require every homeschooling parent in Ohio to be investigated – and approved of – by various social services agencies before they would be allowed to teach their own children. And officials with the Home School Legal Defense Association say it is the “worst-ever homeschool law proposed.” “SB 248 […]

Study Shows Christian Kids Becoming Secular Humanists

| December 17, 2013

Christian Schools and Public Schools The Nehemiah Institute has conducted the PEERS Worldview test on kids from Christian families for over 25 years.  Year after year, these “Christian” kids attending “Christian” schools and Public schools test lower and lower on the worldview scale. They have less adherence to a Christian worldview and more adherence to […]

In the Heart of my Home: The Ideal Early Childhood Education

| July 17, 2013

I had a hunch. So I did a little experiment. The next time I asked Karoline what she wanted to learn in kindergarten, I was cooking. She wants to learn to cook. I began to futher test my theory. I’m knitting. She wants to “knit better.” I’m dusting. She wants to polish furniture. I’m doing […]

Home Education

| August 18, 2011

Join us over at Noble Womanhood as we focus our attention on home education for the rest of August!  We’ll be posting our favorite articles on Biblical, relaxed and family friendly methods, special sales, and tips on homeschooling free and frugally! Click here to hop on over! Have you found Beautiful Womanhood helpful? Please consider […]

Please Don’t Say This To Me

| June 1, 2011

It’s meant as a compliment. I know that. I really, truly know that. I know that, having blogged as much as I did, having written a book, being the daughter of a prominent pastor, and just being an older girl, I’m going to get things like that. And yet, whenever someone looks at me and says, “I […]

The college rip-off

| May 21, 2011

From the NY Post yesterday: Amid all the uplifting clichés at their commencement ceremonies, graduating col lege students won’t hear a line applicable to some of them — you got ripped off. Student debt just surpassed the country’s credit-card debt for the first time. It is projected to top $1 trillion this year, according to […]

The State of Home Education

| April 2, 2011

The homeschool community in America has been in an uproar for the past week. Online message boards, Facebook communities, and Twitter accounts have been frantically exchanging information and conversation on recent events.  Questions have arisen. Accusations have flown. Statements have been made.  Stands have been taken. There is much to be concerned about. We are […]

Childrearing is Soulwinning . . . Or Not

| October 7, 2010

Modern-day Christian parents can’t figure out why their children are turning away from God in droves and rejecting the faith they were raised with, and it’s not uncommon to hear older couples in churches speak with regret about their children “who aren’t following the Lord.” Bewilderment and confusion surrounds their thinking as they try to […]

Why a Schoolteacher is Quitting Her Job and Homeschooling

| April 23, 2010

At my annual review yesterday, my principal gave me quite the compliment. He said, “I love the way you make everyone around you want to be smarter. I finish talking to you and I think to myself, ‘I’ve got to read more!’” We talked about that for a bit, and I realized that the thing […]