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...

Inspired Ideas

by Rebecca Kocsis Have you ever had an inspired idea and pushed hard for its acceptance only to see it turned down? Then, after a while, someone else was able to see the same idea come to fruition? Deflated, you were sure you had heard from God. What happened? Perhaps...
And They’re Off!

And They’re Off!

by Rebecca Kocsis I liken the beginning of a new school year to the start of a horse race. After months of planning, organizing, and meeting with new homeschoolers, August (or September) arrives and off we go–executing our many well-laid plans. I often told...

When Can My Child Stay Home Alone?

by Rebecca Kocsis As group leaders we are often asked by parents if it’s okay to leave youngsters home alone for school. This is usually because both parents or a single mom work during traditional school hours. Many people are often surprised to learn that there is...

Meet the Hatchet Lady

Most of you know that I ran a PSP for many years. During that time, there was a teacher at our Class Day who decided it was time for her to strike out on her own and set up her own co-op classes. Ultimately, when things like this happen we should be called to peace...