Homeschooling provides a unique atmosphere in which to raise a family. It provides an atmosphere that encourages men to be men, wives to be wives, and one in which children are allowed to be children. Of course, the example we live out before our children “is what most affects them.”
I am reminded of Moses, when God called him with a burning bush. Moses argued; he didn’t speak well in public. God was persistent, and finally Moses relented. How closely that rings to my experiences. I was called to homeschool eleven years ago, when my daughter was three. But I argued… Mary Biever, God Doesn’t [...]
We have added an article by Christopher Wuehler, homeschool graduate, to our Still On The Fence? page.
In the article, which originally appeared in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, Mr. Wuehler explains how he was benefited by homeschooling – particularly in the areas of ” life skills, job and workforce experiences, a Godly foundation, ministry outreaches, and higher education opportunities.”
Homeschooling is really an art. It relies so much more on atmosphere and aesthetics than it does on science and academics. The more effort spent on relationships – with God and one another – the more profitable are our homeschooling efforts. When we focus more on what God would have us do for each child, and less on what some particular method, curriculum or leader might recommend, we see good fruit.