New Year’s Resolutions. What happened?

So what happened to me writing at least 3 blog posts a week. Well to put it simply…fibromyalgia and the flu. My daughter was diagnosed at age 9 with fibromyalgia. She had a recent flare up that caused her to be wheelchair bound. All of my time and energy went to...

Getting Started with Homeschooling

Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states (Cooper & Sureau, 2007).  The choice to homeschool is an important decision that requires research and discussion by parents.  This process may include older children who are possibly going to be withdrawn from public...

Academic Achievement

Despite the fears and common misconceptions of homeschooling, research shows that homeschooling produces significant academic achievement in comparison to other forms of education. Comparing GPA’s Researchers were curious about the GPA differences of homeschooled...

Gifted?

Gifted?   What is gifted?  Who are the gifted?  That are the questions that people have been asking for decades.  Over the past century, giftedness has been defined as those who have a higher IQ.  However, researchers are finding that giftedness is not limited to the...

Cultural Diversity in Homeschooling

America is one of the most diverse nations in the world.  Travel to a major city and you can experience different cultures from around the world in different areas of the city.  The experience can leave a person in awe at the creativeness of human nature.  The same...