Finish Well. Finish Strong.

Finish Well. Finish Strong.

by Katie Julius It has been a long year. It has been a long school year! Even under normal circumstances, a homeschooling parent’s journey is filled with highs and lows. There are certain times throughout the year that many families find themselves struggling a bit...
7 Ways to Simplify Your Homeschool

7 Ways to Simplify Your Homeschool

Editor’s Note: This time of year is often referred to as the “winter blues.” The holidays are over and the end of the school year is far off in the distance. It can be challenging to keep a positive attitude (both mom and kids!) and to keep pushing on with school. We...

The Plate-Spinning Mama

by Lisa Nehring  You homeschool. You work. You cook, clean, do the dishes, buy the food, and manage the laundry. You have a dog. You have a husband. You have children. You have a body. You have a lot of plates in the air. They are spinning.  The first rule of...
Preparing for the School Year

Preparing for the School Year

by Dennie Booth, SCOPE Chairman Summertime gives opportunities to reflect, to catch up, to breathe. As you reflect this summer, think over the challenges from the past school year and see how God worked them out. Thank God for His many blessings. Thank Him for...

Homeschooling 101: Recordkeeping

by Katie Julius I love shopping the back-to-school sales for all the fun organizational items I can find. Ensuring my calendar is properly color coded according to person or activity is of great importance. I sometimes spend more time making my “to do” list than...