The Secret to Less Stress in Your Schedule

Maybe this secret is well-known to homeschoolers today, but it took me twenty-one years of homeschooling before I heard about it and tried it. The “secret” is using a flexible schedule design with a “free from textbook” day each week. I started...

A Professor’s Dream

At the recent NCHEA Legislative Day. we were privileged to hear from Governor Pete Ricketts, Lt. Governor Mike Foley, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Mike Heavican, Chief Deputy Attorney General Dave Bydalek, representatives of other state offices, and fifteen...

Setting the Stage for Conflict

During the nineteenth century, every state in the country abandoned the Biblical view that the education of children is a parental responsibility, and each one set up a system of government schools that made all children eligible to be educated at public expense. ...

Nebraska Homeschool Pioneers

In the spring of 1997, I felt the stories of the pioneers who blazed the trail for homeschool freedom in Nebraska needed to be told. I wrote a booklet entitled “Victory in Jesus,” subtitled “The Battle For Christian Educational Freedom in Nebraska...

Christmas Chaos

As homeschool moms, we’ve all been there—too much to do in too little time. I remember the month of December as especially hectic: presents to buy and wrap, goodies to bake, decorations to put up, and special meals to make. And then a mom was also expected to...