Are We Raising the Next Generation of Home Schoolers?

The first time one of my children sat on a panel of home educated students, I took the opportunity to ask him (and the other members of the panel, of course) if he intended to home school his children. I was trying to put forth the question incognito, but that did not happen. The answer from him was … [Read more...]

Meet the Nutting Family

It is hard to believe we have been homeschooling for seven years already. We began when our only son started fourth grade. He is now a junior in high school and is enrolled in the local university, taking his first college course (concurrently). Amazing! Going back in time a few years to watch how … [Read more...]

Remember Why

Every summer I have the opportunity to speak at book fairs and home school retreats in different parts of the country. Besides providing a unique opportunity for my family to travel, among the best things about speaking at these conferences are the wonderful people we get to meet and the interesting … [Read more...]

Planning on Purpose

For over ten years, Clay and I talked about taking our children on a historical tour of America. We wanted to see our country’s historical markers and relics first-hand in order to give our children (and us!) a real live view of history. Unfortunately deadlines, responsibilities, and commitments … [Read more...]