Encouragement

What Am I Doing?

What am I doing? Will I ruin them? What is the goal? Can I keep it up? Every homeschool parent has asked at least one of these questions at one time or another. As we begin this new school year, these questions can nag at us and either make our […]

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Awaking Wonder with Sally Clarkson

Today it is our great joy to welcome Sally Clarkson to the Homeschool Compass. For over three decades, Sally has been pouring her heart into helping parents disciple their children for Christ with grace and love. Her wisdom can be found in numerous books including Own Your Life, The Life-Giving […]

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Wading Through Difficult Seasons

When we find ourselves in a difficult season of life, whether it is a heavy moment that feels as if our world has come crashing down around us or a circumstance we have been enduring for an extended period, we need the tenacity and wherewithal to hang on and keep […]

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Why I Don’t Regret Being Homeschooled

I’m an autistic 19-year-old junior in college named Rebecca Giles. I was homeschooled, and I feel that this allowed me to achieve far more than I could have in an institutional school environment, because homeschooling is more adaptable to each student’s individual needs, strengths, and interests. Homeschooling was uniquely right […]

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graduation

A Graduation Speech

As I type this, I am preparing for our fifth high school graduation and looking forward to the celebration of this milestone in our son’s life. At the same time, I am having an emotional crisis. No matter how many times we go through this, it just seems surreal as […]

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