A Day in the Life of a Homeschooling Educator

Sarah Koehneke The Homeschooling Educator 13 Comments

This article is intended to be descriptive of one type of homeschooling. There are hundreds of different ways to homeschool and there is not one prescription for any family. Homeschool is life together—exploring the good, true, and beautiful of God’s creation and order. Trust me, we do thrive with order. Routine helps my family work together most joyfully and efficiently. Savoring …

Baseball Cards and Sticky Learning

Dave Black Faithfully Learning Leave a Comment

Those of you who know me personally recognize that I am a lifelong baseball fan who is passionate about both the game today and also its history. I can trace that passion to two early activities in my life. First, WGN-TV in Chicago broadcast every Cubs home game when I was a youth, so I had an early view of …


Catechizing without Words

Joe Willmann Teaching the Faith at Home Leave a Comment

here is something that I have come to realize in my short time on this planet in the vocation of both husband and father. I was reminded of it on Memorial Day as my wife and I attended the wedding of a dear friend. During our pastor’s homily, he took us straight to Ephesians 5, where Paul lays out the …


Trust in the Word

Joe Willmann Teaching the Faith at Home 1 Comment

he birth of your first child is a life-changing experience. I’m not trying to downplay the importance of the birth of the rest of your children, but there is some major transformation that happens in a microsecond when your first child enters the world. It’s that moment that the doctor hands you your child to hold for the first time. …

Over and Over and Over Again

Lisa Krenz Reaching Every Child Leave a Comment

Over and over and over again. Doesn’t that seem like the story of school and church? We do all kinds of things over and over again. We value everyday routines and rituals. A very old adage in teaching is that the key to learning is repetition, repetition, repetition. And yet, when carried to the extreme, repetitive behaviors become a stumbling …