How Do You Measure Success as a Parent?

(I started writing this and I think I'm going to break this into 2 pieces.)  As our eldest daughter prepares to graduate from high school in less than 6 months, I've had this post brewing in my mind for a while.  We will soon have successfully taken the first of seven children through K to … Continue reading How Do You Measure Success as a Parent?


Behold: the two absolutely worst arguments against homeschooling

Right on the money.

The Matt Walsh Blog


Here’s the email I received last week. I was saving it for today, as I’ll be speaking at a homeschool conference tomorrow:

*The subject line of this email was: “Not all public school teachers are the devil.”* 

Hi Matt,

I’ve been a pretty decent fan of some of your writings, and while I don’t always agree I find that you sometimes have an entertaining way of presenting your opinion. Anyway, all due respect, I find myself having a hard time continuing to follow you now that I’ve gone back and read through your views on education.

It doesn’t so much bother me that you seem to be PROUD of your lack of a college education. You seem to be of the lucky few smart enough to get away with having no real education to speak of (congratulations). What I can’t reconcile myself with is your vitriol and hatred for public…

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Random Homeschool Plug

I took my son, Samuel, to the Department of Public Services (aka the DMV) to get a state ID card.  (He's 8.)  He's going on a trip with his grandparents and older sisters, and I wanted him to have a picture ID on him like them.  The state of TX requires 3 forms of identification … Continue reading Random Homeschool Plug

School Performance

One thought I had after writing about Homeschooling.I have several friends that are public school educators.  My late grandmother was a middle school principal in Seoul.  My own brother has a heart for teaching, though he tends to favor teaching overseas.  Most of the time, public school teachers are dedicated people who really want to reach … Continue reading School Performance