BPSA — Scouting for All

BPSA is a scouting program that welcomes all kids to try traditional scouting skills. Our group has been an essential part of my children's education. Let me tell you how...

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Thank you for your struggles!

As my oldest child starts their first college class, I’m feeling stressed. Some teenagers seem to run towards adulthood, college, driving, and jobs with zest. Not my child. Yes, they want to take the class, but still, I am worried.

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The Lying Liars of Homeschooling

I love following other homeschoolers on Instagram. I love pictures of books, projects, and crafts. Those sweet little faces playing, snuggling, and learning. And I love when they are honest about how it was a hard day. Too often, we blog, post, and Instagram to make ourselves and our lives look #Perfect!

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Third kids are the Bomb!

A dear friend just had her third child, and while congratulating her, I told her repeatedly that third kids are the best.  And I really believe that. I also say that they should come with a clown nose. Because you are in the circus now and you gotta start juggling!

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Is starting school a milestone?

Life is full of milestones, walking, talking, even getting married. We don't do those at the exact same age, so why do we start school at the same age? Should we rethink educational milestones?

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The Homeschooler at the County Fair

Competing in the country fair became a wonderful addition to our homeschool art program, and helped my kids learn to win and lose. I entered too so I could display the traits I was trying to teach.

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