Two words come to my mind when I think of motherhood—servanthood and sacrifice—because the truth is that we can’t be the moms God wants us to be without either one of these. In fact, He commands all Christians to practice servanthood and sacrifice. Jesus told His disciples, “If any man will come after me, let […]
You know that organization is the key to a smooth homeschool day. We share tips on planning your time and lessons as well as advice from other homeschool parents. There are also highlights from our Distance Learning daily video-lesson program, which is designed to simplify your homeschool.
Stories are a big part of my children’s lives. My husband and I read regularly to them, and the oldest two sometimes read to us. But most often, my children read alone. They can frequently be found curled up in a comfy chair or stretched out on the hard floor with a book. And usually […]
If you went to school as a kid, you may have had the odd experience of running into a teacher at the store. It’s still easy for kids who go to school to forget that teachers are real people who need groceries. But for kids who use only videos, it’s even easier to start thinking […]
Sometimes homeschooling is not fun. Like when you’ve been up most of the night with a sick baby. Or when you have serious cabin fever after being stuck inside for days. Or when your to-do list is overwhelming you—again. In the craziness of trying to manage a busy household, sometimes it is tempting to look […]
Just like people in a specialized business or career field, homeschoolers can sometimes have their own special language. For example, there are homeschool terms for styles and for particular tools. If you’re considering homeschooling or haven’t been homeschooling for very long, these terms may still be a mystery to you. Here are some popular homeschool […]
Our 2018 homeschool catalog is off the press and will show up soon in your mailbox. We’re excited about what BJU Press families did to make this year’s catalog more engaging. Back in October, we asked you to photograph your homeschool in action. The results were overwhelming and fun! Here’s just one example. New Distance […]
On paper, your homeschool day is neatly scheduled, but you probably didn’t schedule the following: 9:15 a.m.—Kindergartener throws his pencil down, saying, “I just can’t write the letter s.” 10:22—Fifth grader protests when her little brother wants to join in her science experiment. 1:05—First grader covers his ears defiantly rather than listen to you explain […]