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Filing a Private School Affidavit (PSA)

The California Education Code requires private schools to file an affidavit once each year, but it is important to understand that filing the form does not create a school. Continue Reading.

Leaving Time for Catch-Up

One of the things that drains me the most is being rushed or not having enough time to complete whatever it is we're doing. Knowing this about myself, I decided, several years ago, to schedule in time to take a breather and to catch up on our work. Continue Reading.

What is True Education?

What is real education? Well, the Noah Webster's 1828 American dictionary of the English language says it is the bringing up, as of a child. Education comprehends all that series of instruction and discipline which is intended to enlighten the understanding, correct the temper, and form the manners and habits of youth, and fit them for usefulness in their future stations. To give children a good education in manners, arts and science, is important; to give them a religious education is indispensable. As homeschooling parents we need to remember that education means training up our children in the way they should go, spiritually, socially and educationally, in that order. Our goal is raising up our children to be Godly, hard working, socially responsible, good neighbors and friends who are literate and have good sense. Continue Reading.

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

Have you ever had one of those vivid, crazy dreams that you’ll never forget? I had the craziest dream ever last week. It was so strange that the first time I told my husband about it, he thought I must have made it up! Continue Reading.

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