Historic and Universal Childhood Patterns

Long-time homeschooler, Helen Middlebrook, wrote a piece on an issue many home educators observe and appreciate in the time gained with kids at home.  Helping your children find their gifts is an exciting journey for all. Helen Middlebrook lives in … Continue reading

The Preschool Rat Race

The rat race of preschool applications to get the “best school” must be nothing short of exhausting. Observing a two year old’s parents resorting to résumés and other slick tricks portraying their little ones as evolving Einsteins stresses me out.  The absurdity of … Continue reading

Illinois Homeschool Issues

Karen Campbell invited me to speak at the annual Treasures of a Mother's Heart Retreat last fall.  The retreat and lunch were lovely, as well as the intelligent and kind company.  I had the pleasure of meeting Karen and other delightful, enlightened homeschoolers a couple … Continue reading