As a home educator for over 25 years, I have learned the importance of designing curriculum to meet the individual needs of my children while always focusing on their spiritual development. When my oldest daughter chose to read Anne of Green Gables, I couldn’t find a published study guide that combined the emotional growth and…
A Child and a Concordance
About 10 years ago, against my better judgment, I sent my two youngest children to Vacation Bible School at a local church. The week’s events were based on the life of Christ should have been benign and harmless.
Home education is not only about reading, writing and arithmetic. It includes learning about life and enjoying the world in which we live. It is teaching and training children the way to learn for the rest of their lives. Home education, in the right mindset, begins at birth setting in motion a love for learning. Training continues until a child takes the reins and discovers his own love of learning and continues to learn and grow through his life. To limit education to finishing middle school or high school or even college, puts a child into a box and quenches vision of a lifetime of discovery as well as personal growth.