Stop asking, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

"He has so much potential…" "If only he’d apply himself…" "She doesn’t take her work seriously…” “She has no motivation…”  “He has no direction…”  “If he would only show some commitment…" James Scott, Unsplash We’ve all heard statements like these.  Perhaps you’ve even made them yourself.  Or maybe you have been on the receiving end … Continue reading Stop asking, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

“School at Home” vs. Home Education: Is there a difference?

In recent days, with everyone at home and attempting some form of schooling with their children, we have gotten comments like, “at least you guys are used to this, right?” Well, yes and no. I would hate for our temporary-homeschooling friends to somehow think that what their kids are having to do via online Zoom … Continue reading “School at Home” vs. Home Education: Is there a difference?

How do branding and marketing impact our everyday decisions?

[This post is part of our "Curriculum of Questions" series]. Are we really free to choose which products we buy?  Which medicines we take?  What clothes we wear?  What technology we invest in?  Which products we clean our homes with?  This big picture question is intended to get us thinking about the daily choices we … Continue reading How do branding and marketing impact our everyday decisions?

16 reasons home education might be the best alternative for your child

(Click here to read part 1 of this article.) Educational experts agree that our current educational system is simply not preparing our children for living in a 21st century world.  With institutional reform being tied up in money, politics, standards, testing, and school boards, it is time to take our children’s education into our own … Continue reading 16 reasons home education might be the best alternative for your child