From a college freshman to a high school freshman: 9 solid pieces of advice

The college domino effect started a few years ago in our house. With five kids, we knew it loomed on the horizon since the days when they were little…


Should I send my kid to private school?

Choosing which type of formal education for our children hasn’t been easy. As a teacher, the cons of the different systems have typically spoken the…


Why should I homeschool?

When others hear that we chose to switch from public school to homeschooling pre-COVID-19 (literally months before), I receive lots of questions.…


Why I chose to put my kids in public school

Months before we got married and years before we became parents, my husband and I sat down and discussed where we would send our hypothetical…


Schooling options: Preferences rather than requirements

I sat in a student missions training seminar about 6 months ago. What we were facing that week consisted of sleeping on floors, engaging refugee…


The language of play—A powerful way to connect with your kids

Mom, will you play with me?  Pause.  Something happens when we become adults. We start to think about education, food, paying the bills, serving, and…


Three common myths when it comes to teaching your children the Bible

Let’s be honest, shall we? Studying the Bible as a family can seem intimidating. As the developer of an at-home Bible survey curriculum for families,…


How to empower your teen to think critically about the news

If you’ve found yourself wanting to escape the constant din of news this year, you’re not alone.  With so much happening in the world—a global…


Incorporating international christian learning into your kids’ virtual school teachings

There’s no disagreeing that 2020 is a weird year … in many ways. Our lives have been completely turned upside down. All these changes are hard enough…