Leaders: Will You Continue the Legacy?

grandmother sitting with granddaughter

When I was a little girl, my grandmother and I would sit for hours on her back porch cracking and eating pecans. I would run out to the yard, only to return with a handful of freshly fallen pecans ready for her skilled hands to open. We would laugh and tell stories until the evening sun fell behind … [Read more...]

Meet the 2015 North Texas Leader of the Year

2015 North Texas Homeschool Leader of Year

For many years, the Texas Home School Coalition (THSC) has honored a home school support group leader from the great state of Texas with the coveted THSC Home School Leader of the Year Award. Support group members and fellow leaders nominate exceptional leaders and look forward to the award … [Read more...]

Who Moved My Trash?

moving the trash can helped homeschool family

For our family the holidays can be a mixed blessing. I'm sure many of you feel the same way. Although we focus on the birth of Jesus and the true meaning of the season, it still seems my kids are taken in by the commercialism of the holidays. Items they use everyday, no matter how functional, lose … [Read more...]

A Time of Preparation

hands holding a rope

Sunday morning I had the rare opportunity to sit at the kitchen table with my husband and enjoy a cup of coffee and quiet conversation before getting ready for church. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw a quickly moving shadow. Upon closer inspection, I discovered a small mother cottontail preparing … [Read more...]

The Strength of Silence

The Strength of Silence

We had a memorial service for my uncle Danny two weeks ago. Danny, or Dano as the men in his unit called him, was a quiet man of great strength. He was a man of honor and resolve, of precision and fortitude. When the armed forces needed someone to fly a “secret mission,” Dano was recruited. On many … [Read more...]

Nominate Your Support Group Leader

As support group leaders, we have all had that one special mother or family we lean on when the job just has to be done. Often times it’s a fellow board member who always seems to pick up the slack when times are tough. THSC has a way for you to show your appreciation to these valued … [Read more...]

Who Doesn’t Like a Good Video?

Did you know that THSC has a YouTube Channel? This important tool is available to support group leaders for the purpose of sharing the vision and service of THSC with your membership. It is also a good way to keep your membership informed of current events affecting parental rights and home … [Read more...]

Rekindle For a New Year

Kay Orr

Have you ever wondered why so many people make New Year’s resolutions? Resolutions cover everything from weight loss to reorganization, healthy living to keeping those pesky papers graded.  Resolutions provide a new way to reach a goal as well as a recommitment to staying on track. People enjoy the … [Read more...]