Silent Grief: Hope for Surviving Early Miscarriage

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Three and a half years ago, we lost a child. One week earlier, we had excitedly told our families and friends that we were expecting another blessing from the Lord, but our joy turned to sadness when I started cramping a few days later. An ultrasound confirmed our fears; our tiny baby, just a day shy of 11 weeks old, had no heartbeat. Our son...or was it a daughter?...was dead, gone, and my body was about to expel the earthly shell it once … [Click to continue reading]

Homeschooling Is Not The Answer

homeschooling is not the answer

If statistics mean anything at all, homeschooling is an extraordinarily beneficial method of academic instruction, and a superior choice in raising socially, emotionally, and psychologically healthy children. It's good for families, good for the economy, good for society, and good for freedom. However, despite its glowing track record, homeschooling is not the answer; at least, not to the most important question. What must I do to be … [Click to continue reading]

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Why We’re Skipping Spelling, Grammar, and Vocabulary This Year

I know, I know. :) It sounds like we're committing homeschool treason, but allow me to explain why we're skipping spelling, grammar, and vocabulary this year, and what we're doing instead. It goes all the way back to when I was our daughter's … [Click to continue reading]

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I Was Homeschooled, and I Want To Homeschool My Kids

Yahoo Parenting recently published an article written by a disgruntled homeschooler who outlines her refusal to "inflict" the same kind of education on her own children. Lenz speaks of attending highschool, indicating that her homeschooling … [Click to continue reading]