A Mission Statement for Difficult Days

by Alyssa Hemmer, The Old Schoolhouse Many families, like mine, have chosen homeschooling for the long haul. Homeschooling affects many aspects of life. It is a worthwhile endeavor, as well as a huge undertaking, with unique sacrifices each family will...

My View of January

by Marie Stout “Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher, “Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” What advantage does man have in all his work which he does under the sun? A generation goes and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. … All the rivers flow into...

Be Prepared!

by Roy Hanson Roy Hanson, FPM’s Founder, wrote this article in 1998, but the reasons for being prepared as a private home educator have not changed. We hope you are equipped and encouraged by this timeless article! As the home education movement has grown, so have the...

A Simple Christmas

by Katie Julius You’ve probably seen the meme going around recently that says something to the effect of, “The first Christmas was simple. It’s okay if yours is too.” A few weeks ago, we shared a blog with some ideas for those who were interested in Christmas School....