• It’s no secret that most homeschoolers excel academically but have low Pop Culture IQs. We know Tim Hawkins and Kirk Cameron (who is the “George ...
    Pop Culture IQ
    By Kristin Weber
    June 26th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • I love listening to my grandmother tell me stories from her childhood. Recently when I was trying to decide whether to get a dual Irish-American citiz...
    Living a Legacy
    By Kristin Weber
    July 03rd, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • I’d like to share something that’s been on my heart and mind lately: parenting teenagers. One of my favorite things about my Bible study is that ...
    Rapunzel’s Tower: Not Exactl...
    By Kristin Weber
    July 10th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Homeschooling my son Austin has been just that, a True Blessing!Some of you have been following our successes, but for those of you that are new to ou...
    The Blessings of Homeschooling...
    By Tammy Trayer
    September 04th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Part of my stand-up comedy set includes talking about being homeschooled. I think it’s important that homeschoolers be able laugh at themselves. We ...
    Homeschool Stand-Up
    By Kristin Weber
    July 17th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • One of the most frustrating things about homeschooling is figuring out what to do between noon—when the average homeschooler finishes school for the...
    After Homeschool Activity #1
    By Kristin Weber
    July 24th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • It’s hard to get kids excited about writing. As a kid, I didn’t always jump on my language arts assignments as much as my parents would have like...
    Get Them Writing Right Away
    By Kristin Weber
    August 07th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • A veteran homeschooler and friend of mine sent me this e-mail recently: So I saw this picture of a recent fashion show on the Satorialist’s website...
    Homeschool and High Fashion
    By Kristin Weber
    August 14th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • There are 10 things you will never (or at least very rarely) hear a homeschooler say. 1. I’m an only child.2. Miley Cyrus is my role model. 3. Fam...
    Ten Things You’ll Never Hear...
    By Kristin Weber
    August 21st, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • It happened again, for the hundredth something time. Someone gave me “literature” on the current struggle among evangelicals meeting a spouse. Th...
    The Marriage Crisis: AKA the T...
    By Kristin Weber
    August 28th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • One of the biggest perks of homeschooling is that you can take a long vacation—or extended field trip, as they were sometimes called in our house—...
    When Are You Homeschooling?
    By Kristin Weber
    September 04th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Looking for a way to teach your kids meal planning, multi-tasking, and management? Let them start a restaurant in your home! Meal preparation is an e...
    Let Them Open a Restaurant
    By Kristin Weber
    September 11th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • “The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 One thing I’ve heard repeatedly among homeschool parents is...
    About Those Expectations...
    By Kristin Weber
    September 18th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • People ask why my parents homeschooled and why I speak so highly of it. There are a handful of typical answers: better education . . . it protects ki...
    At the End of the Day, Why Hom...
    By Kristin Weber
    September 25th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Like nearly everyone else in the world, I have a Facebook account. The other day I was perusing through my feed and I saw that a friend had posted so...
    Love Is...Being Kind Online
    By Kristin Weber
    October 09th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • I plan on homeschooling my kids someday, and I joke that depending on whom I marry, my kids may never do math. I am terrible at math, as I am an alm...
    About Math and Writing...
    By Kristin Weber
    October 16th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • One of the most common things I hear when parents consider homeschooling is that they could never teach their children harder subjects. It’s good t...
    The Tough Subjects . . .
    By Kristin Weber
    October 23rd, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • What you are about to read is a true story. It is recounted as I remember it.I got my first job at the age of four. If you recall from previous blogs,...
    My First Job, Part One
    By Kristin Weber
    October 30th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  •  After ruining PA #1’s perfect take with the pizza, a tall man in a headset came over and escorted me to another little group of kids setting up fo...
    My First Job, Part II
    By Kristin Weber
    November 06th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • In the past month, two families I know have pulled their children out of public school due to bullying. They are now homeschooling.Children can be ...
    Homeschoolers and Bullies
    By Kristin Weber
    November 13th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Over the summer I joined my church’s youth program and began mentoring and leading a Bible study for teenage girls. This has been one of the most...
    The Clique Conundrum
    By Kristin Weber
    November 20th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Very often I will run into someone from who is also a veteran homeschooler.“You were homeschooled?!”“Yes!”“Me too!”At this point the conve...
    What Do You Say After Hearing,...
    By Kristin Weber
    November 27th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • In the late ‘90s, Josh Harris’ book I Kissed Dating Goodbye came out.This book took the conservative Christian community—especially the homescho...
    I Kissed Dating Hello
    By Kristin Weber
    December 04th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Are you wondering how to get your kids to occupy themselves over the winter or summer holidays? Tell them to make a movie!With technology nowadays, yo...
    Fun Family Activity: Make a Mo...
    By Kristin Weber
    December 11th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • “He makes me lie down in green pastures.”—Psalm 23:2I’ve read Psalm 23 in my life dozens of times. Last week while flying back from my most re...
    Cherishing Rest During a Reall...
    By Kristin Weber
    December 25th, 2014

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • A few weeks ago, I talked about my family’s love of making cheesy movies for fun. This week and next week I will share with you a series of webisode...
    Hannah Hagar and the Ninja Ass...
    By Kristin Weber
    January 01st, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • 1. If someone gossips to you, they will gossip about you.2. Treat your parents with respect, even if you don’t think they deserve it.3. Be fierce ...
    20 Tips for Teens
    By Kristin Weber
    January 15th, 2015

    High school Girls Only, High School Boys Only, Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • I’ll be in prison several times this year. No, I’m not on a work-release program. I go into prisons because I choose to.I am a gospel chalk artis...
    Chalking Behind Bars, Part I
    By James Pence
    January 22nd, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • A few months ago, I received the most amazing advice on how to get a husband.After one of my shows a middle-aged lady came up to me and posed the fo...
    Finding a Husband: Better than...
    By Kristin Weber
    January 22nd, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • When I draw at a prison, I’m not there just for the inmates. Often the correctional officers are just as interested in seeing my chalk drawings.At ...
    Chalking Behind Bars, Part II
    By James Pence
    January 29th, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • I’m not a huge fan of most Disney Channel shows (another blog for another day), but when I saw Miley Cyrus doing a strip tease-y number in a bird ...
    Part I: Where Have All the Chi...
    By Kristin Weber
    January 29th, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • When I teach an art class, the first rule I give my students is, “You’ve got to have fun!”I mean that.  If art class is not fun, there’s rea...
    Make Art Fun!
    By James Pence
    February 05th, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • In my last blog, I talked about the purposeful and controversial behavior of young stars trying to be taken seriously by sexualizing themselves.So, ...
    Part II: Where Have All the Ch...
    By Kristin Weber
    February 05th, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Several weeks ago, I shared how when I draw at a prison, I’m not there just for the inmates. Often the correctional officers are just as intereste...
    Chalking Behind Bars, Part 2
    By James Pence
    February 12th, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • On my personal blog, I recently started a series of blogs related to singleness. You can read that series by visiting http://kristinweber.blogspot.comA...
    On Being Single . . . and Olde...
    By Kristin Weber
    February 12th, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents
  • Should you encourage your artistic child to enter art contests?Yes! Definitely.I know there are differences of opinion about entering contests. Howe...
    Five Reasons Your Child Should...
    By James Pence
    February 19th, 2015

    Homeschooling Moments for parents