When Freedom Isn’t Free

by Katie Julius As Christian home educators in California, we, surprisingly, have a lot of freedoms. While we get to enjoy these freedoms, mostly unacknowledged and unnoticed in our everyday lives, it’s easy for us to forget that these freedoms came at a cost. It may...

How Dads Can Be Active in Homeschooling

by Timothy Carey, Jr., Indiana Association of Home Educators Educating our kids at home is not just about the books or curricula; it is about being free to shape our kids in the ways we feel called. This means that it’s not just a cut and dry program. This is truly a...

Leading from Rest

by Michaela Roekle, CHEA’s Regional Advisory Board Seven years ago, the book Teaching from Rest rose to be one of the most popular books in the homeschool world.Author Sarah Mackenzie struck a chord in the melody of mother’s hearts when she wrote, “How you teach...

Summer Unit Study: Soda, Pop, or Coke?

You can make a fun summer unit study out of something you might already have in your refrigerator! Soda–or pop or coke!–is a great example of the differences in regional dialect, and has a fascinating history to explore. These can be used in a number of hands-on...

It’s Summertime!

by Katie Julius With Memorial Day dubbed as the “unofficial start of summer,” many homeschool parents may be asking themselves, “What am I going to do all summer?” Since we are used to having our kids at home, it’s not as big a transition between the school year and...