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Sex Education with Jonathan McKee

We Christian homeschoolers can teach our kids almost anything, and we do.  The one thing we have issues with, however, is sex education and that is because, as Christians, most of us are unaware of what the world out there is actually like these days. And unless you’ve seen the enemy, you don’t know what […]

Review: Total Recovery by Gary Kaplan

Chronic pain is common in our society, and so are depression, anxiety, and many autoimmune conditions.  Despite all the advances of medicine, there seem to be more and more people that modern medicine is not able to cure or even make comfortable.  It almost seems as though the current medical paradigm is faulty and a […]

When Your Teen Can No Longer Focus

  Sometimes it happens. Your brilliant, super-capable teen is no longer learning, and you sense it is not merely an attitude problem. You begin to suspect something is seriously wrong…and you are probably right. In our many years of homeschooling we have come across this problem a few times, and this I have learned: When […]

When your Child Cannot Learn Well: Psychoeducational Testing at Home

After a recent Sylvan Learning Center assessment, we were encouraged to get psychoeducational testing for one of our children.  However, the cost was $2000, way beyond our budget.  (Note that this is a service provided by independent psychologists who specialize in education, not by Sylvan.) When I discussed that with the Sylvan lady, she said, […]

Review: Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin

We moms often focus on habits.  We try to develop good habits in our children, we use habits to make our homeschools function more effectively, and we harness the power of habit to help our lives run more smoothly. Over a century ago, Charlotte Mason wrote a lot about the importance of cultivating habits in […]

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