Walking around the exhibit hall of the Great Homeschool Convention, you quickly realize that home education is an area of immense opportunity. Booth after booth represents another risk-taking venture, an exercise of the entrepreneurial spirit, desiring to fill a need and make a profit while doing so.
And most of these entrepreneurs are women.
Continue reading Entrepreneurial Gender Gap
Choosing to homeschool your children will not solve your problems. Rather, it trades one set of problems for a different set of problems, and your new problems almost entirely originate from the person you see when you look in the mirror.
Continue reading Homeschooling – Good News and Bad News
I dismissed the original Kung Fu Panda when it first came out, but I’ve seen it with new eyes, and partly through the eyes of my children. It’s a delightful movie, not only because of its great animation, top-notch fight choreography, and well-timed humor, but also because it is has unexpected depth. This depth is made manifest the most in the character arc of the cynical kung fu master, Shifu.
Continue reading Kung Fu Panda and the Peace of Confession
When my two boys are morphing hugs into wrestling moves and wrestling moves into hugs, in a seamless dance of brotherly love and laughter, God is giving me a slight taste of heaven on earth.
If a man’s children visit him at work, they should not be surprised when people show their father respect. It should be familiar. As common as peanut butter sandwiches. For at home, they have seen their mother offer a similar respect to their father over and over, and it is simply the way things are.