It seemed every kid in our neighborhood had a dog. Every kid except me. I asked my parents on several occasions if I might have a dog too.
The article about the boy who was molested (Tommy’s Story) brought back many of my own memories. My molester was my dad.
Last week someone asked me, “How do you keep a marriage alive?” Here is my answer.
Why did this happen? Why do some young adults manifest disrespect and dishonor? How can a parent do everything right and still suffer rebellion in their teenagers?
I want to answer the “how do you homeschool through high school” question from the perspective of a mom of five, four of whom chose to go to college.
As a graduated homeschool student, one of my interests was a desire to work for myself. Looking back, I realize all the lessons I learned would never have been possible if I had attended a public or private school.
As I sat at my desk struggling with my schoolwork, I certainly didn’t think that a few years later I’d be sitting in an $8 million aircraft learning how to avoid radar-guided missiles.
The more I travel and meet people the more I see that I was really blessed in my home life. My parents loved each other, instilled in us self-discipline and homeschooled us right-on. I have no fear of failing and no regrets.
I have two sons and we’ve homeschooled them all their lives and loved it. But high school has been a little different. How can average suburbanites accomplish homeschooling through high school?
Last month, Nathan returned to the mountain of Papua New Guinea and walked among the Kumboi people. He was a teenager when he was last there.