Praying Not to Mess Up

Praying Not to Mess Up

by Kathryn C. Lang  Many prayers have passed through my lips while homeschooling. Many prayers continue to pass through now as the older boys go on to pursue higher degrees of education and the youngest contemplates his next move.  “Please, God. Don’t let...
In the Pursuit of Perfection

In the Pursuit of Perfection

by Rebecca Kocsis  Published in OTCS News January 2009. Used by permission from the author. I have found that as I fill out my children’s report cards, I am usually tempted to assign myself a grade as the teacher. I have a pre-planned formula using my...
Why It’s All Worth It

Why It’s All Worth It

by Rachel Zwayne It’s been a long day. The children are finally in bed. You reflect on the chaos of the day, which was not much different than the norm—an early morning with your toddler waking up screaming for no apparent reason, bickering siblings, a teenager with a...
Essential Ingredients to Homeschool Success

Essential Ingredients to Homeschool Success

This week’s blog is written by the owner of Cornerstone Curriculum, David & Shirley Quine, who is one of our Keys to Homeschooling & Curriculum Fair sponsors. We are grateful for their continued sponsorship and support of CHEA events.  © 2021 Cornerstone...
The Most Assuring Educational Plan Ever

The Most Assuring Educational Plan Ever

by Michelle Howard I didn’t usually inhabit that part of town: the charming, historic shopping district. It was way out of my price range back then (and still is now, come to think of it!).  I was already feeling inadequate, visibly so, when I parked along the...