Racism and Homeschooling: A Personal Story

The murder of George Floyd has sparked an American uprising and global protests. It has also sparked conversations about racial injustice and the use of lethal force by law enforcement, especially against unarmed black American males. How is it that African Americans, who represent approximately 13 percent of the U.S. population, are incarcerated at more…

A Message to the Homeschool Class of 2020

Congratulations, you’ve earned your high school diploma! This is the moment you had been waiting for, dreaming about, and looking forward to with great excitement. But then, seemingly out of nowhere, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and is shaking the entire world. Life as usual is being upended. Some of you have lost loved ones. Some…

The Best Way to Start the 2019-2020 School Year

August 2019 Devotion On your mark, get set, go! A new school season is upon us. And the start of the school season is a perfect time for us to renew our minds. Let’s welcome the 2019-2020 school year with positive thoughts. Embrace this season with excitement. Don’t focus on past failures and disappointments. Ignore…

Interview with Nilda Zapata

Age: 34 Ages of Children: 18, 13, 11 & 4 Location: Pennsylvania Why and when did you decide to homeschool your children? It was always in my heart to homeschool, but in 2013 our family moved forward by faith and started homeschooling.

Interview with Alejandra Rodriguez

Ages of Children: 7, 5, 2 Location: California Why and when did you decide to homeschool your children? I decided to homeschool my children after my first daughter was born, and I felt God’s strong calling to quit my job and stay at home with her. I knew in my heart that I could not…

Interview with Sarah Bautista

Age of Child: 5 years old Location: Alberta, Canada Why and when did you decide to homeschool your child? I wanted to be 100% involved in my child’s education. To me, education means preparing him not only for this world, but for a higher purpose. To teach him about God’s infinite love and to help…

Interview with Christina Wilson

Age: 39 Ages of Children: 9 and 19 Occupation: Digital Marketing Consultant Location: Tennessee Why and when did you decide to homeschool your child?  My son was getting poor grades in school but performing well on classroom and standardized tests. They told me he did not qualify for extra help because he scored too high…

Interview with Anna Gargarita

Age: 38 Ages of Children: 8 and 1 Why and when did you decide to homeschool your children? We decided to homeschool mid year of 2016. We decided to give it a try as we were about to embark on major changes in our family life in terms of physical location, financial status, and preparation…

Career Exploration With Design Scientist Matthew Nelson

Homeschool Strong Career Exploration kicked off its first project in February. Our students researched a career in design science and had the unique privilege of having their questions answered by Design Scientist Matthew Nelson. Meet Matthew Nelson Matthew Nelson is the 2016-2017 National Chairperson of the National Society of Black Engineers. In this position, he…

5 Must-haves for a Stress-free Homeschool

March 2017 Devotion Paper and pencils are must-haves for homeschool. But if you want a stress-free homeschool, it’s going to take a lot more than just pulling school supplies out of a desk drawer. In fact, what you’ll have to pull out can’t even be found in a drawer. It’s something you’ll have to pull…