Conservative Christian Curriculum is Under Attack

As a Christian homeschool mama living in Opposite World, the current news headlines shouldn't surprise me. But yet, they do. I recently read an article that claimed: "These Textbooks In Thousands Of K-12 Schools Echo Trump’s Talking Points. Their religion-centered, anti-Democrat, anti-science, anti-multicultural message mirrors the Christian nationalism seen at the U.S. Capitol riot." I'm … Continue reading Conservative Christian Curriculum is Under Attack

The Time To Take a Closer Look At Our Public Schools is Now

I really don't even know where to begin. This morning, as I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I came across the news that President Obama is "strongly urging" all public schools to implement transgender bathroom and locker room policies, or they risk losing federal funding. I've literally had tears well up over this, and … Continue reading The Time To Take a Closer Look At Our Public Schools is Now

The Problem with Teaching and Selling Materials about Evolution and Old Earth Theory

About four months ago, I wrote one of my most controversial posts ever.  It really was almost funny to me, because I was totally surprised by the reaction.  It was pretty short, and was titled, Why I Do Not Want to Become an Usborne Books Consultant.  Along with the post I shared a ten minute … Continue reading The Problem with Teaching and Selling Materials about Evolution and Old Earth Theory

Why I Do Not Want to Become an Usborne Books Consultant (and a Discussion about Accountability)

I don't know about you, but I enjoy checking my email inbox. I always wonder just what will be waiting on me. Lately, more often than not, my brow furrows as I open yet another invite to become an Usborne Books Consultant. Now, before I go any further, I'm going to share a short 10 … Continue reading Why I Do Not Want to Become an Usborne Books Consultant (and a Discussion about Accountability)

Homeschooling When Your Curriculum Doesn’t Quite Match Your Convictions

Our family began homeschooling ten years ago.  My oldest daughter was three, and I couldn't wait to get started!  We perused catalog after catalog, and I came to the conclusion that I wanted my children to learn through living books.  I have always loved to read, and I wanted my children to catch the bug … Continue reading Homeschooling When Your Curriculum Doesn’t Quite Match Your Convictions

Avoiding False Knowledge and It’s Relation to Schooling

O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge- by professing it some have strayed concerning the faith. 1 Timothy 6:20-21 Today, Christian parents in America have a multitude of choices to make regarding the education of their children. There is … Continue reading Avoiding False Knowledge and It’s Relation to Schooling