Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

by Mary York I remember staring into the eyes of my firstborn for hours, days, and then years as he grew to manhood, wondering what he would be like when he was full grown. I have searched the eyes of all my children with the same curiosity. I remember many wiser,...
College and the Homeschooled Child

College and the Homeschooled Child

by Jennifer Corgan, The Old Schoolhouse You have worked for thirteen long, hard years and have finally arrived at your destination: graduation day! It was not an easy road, but with strength and perseverance on the part of you and your child, you have finally achieved...

How I Homeschooled College

by Kimberly Snyder I was homeschooled since the beginning—since the days of Hooked on Phonics cassette tapes and going to physical curriculum fairs to purchase schoolbooks. Like many homeschoolers, my education was molded around the idea that just because everyone...

I Went to “Real School”

by Elizabeth Citrowske  When I was in fifth grade, I believed the stereotype that children who were homeschooled were abnormal and needed to be kept away from the rest of the world. This misunderstanding came from the reactions I got when I admitted to others that I...