Why I’m pulling my kids out of public school

| June 28, 2014

LAF/BW Editor’s note: Just as an aside, making sure kids fit in a box isn’t really the best ambition. But this is still worth reading one mother’s frustration with government schooling. The tally of reasons why you should homeschool just went up in Florida. Editor’s note: More than 150,000 people have read a posting byLynne […]

Christian Homeschooling Families Lead Fight Against ‘Common Core’ Standards

| June 19, 2014

As states across the country grapple with the controversial ‘Common Core’ educational guidelines, many Christian homeschooling families and organizations are leading the charge against the standards, asserting that they threaten parents’ rights to educate their children. Several states—including Texas, Virginia, Indiana, Oklahoma, and, most recently, Louisiana—have all taken steps to partially or completely opt out […]

More Parents Choose Homeschooling Due To Common Core

| June 3, 2014

As Common Core champions like Jeb Bush, Bill Gates, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce continue to attack parents, teachers, and taxpayers for what they claim are “myths” spread about the centralized standards initiative, many parents across the nation are not convinced. They are refusing to subject their children to the stress, pressure, and confusion […]

A Shift in the Homeschool Movement

| April 28, 2014

I have had a unique viewpoint in the homeschooling movement since 1978 when my mother started homeschooling my sister and me. The modern-day Christian homeschooling movement began in 1983, so I’ve literally seen just about everything that has ever happened in this sub-culture (for better or worse!). In 1988, my mother began publishing the national […]

Five Reasons Not to Put Your Children in Public School

| April 23, 2014

Every bit of this is remedied by homeschooling. Can be done and has been done and done well. If when you look around you see the norm and this article describes it, it’s time to start looking elsewhere. If you’re unfamiliar with homeschooling, how to make the transition from public school, worried about the outcome […]

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 […]