The most powerful and long-lasting influences in a child’s life are the relationships of his own family. If they are loving and positive, the child will have a rich foundation for successful relationships outside the family. If they are negative and hostile, the continuing hurts will damage every other future relationship, including marriage, family, and employment.
There are many tips and strategies for helping children love to learn and love homeschooling. Of course, not any one of these ideas works alone.
I recently had a “kick-off-the-school-year-lunch” with my mini-support group, unit study co-op group, field trip group, and accountability group—all the same five fellow-homeschooling moms.
Many people know that accreditation is a major issue in evaluating colleges, but they are not sure precisely what it means.
All parents reach a stage when they realize that their sons or daughters are maturing quickly and will soon be taking on the responsibilities of adult life. All young people come to the point when they realize, “I am soon going to be finished with my high school studies, and someday I may be responsible for a family of my own. What do I do now?”