Unplugged: The Terrifying Truth of How Technology is Affecting Your Family

By Ashlee Bradshaw, Contributing Writer What happened to the good ol’ days when family night consisted of a game of Scrabble or Monopoly, when dinner time was for conversation instead of status updates, or even when children were taught the ABC’s through a song instead of a screen? I will tell you what happened. Technology: […]

It Isn’t All About the Presents: Teaching Kids to Help Out and Give Back During the Holidays

By Jeanne and Abby of O’Mamas, Contributing Writers The holidays can be hectic and overwhelming, filled with high hopes and even higher expectations. Now that we are officially six days into the holiday season (if you include Halloween in the season), we are doing our best to teach the kids that this time of year isn’t […]

Why I Don’t Want My Kids “Socialized” in Public School

Probably the first and most popular “complaint” that homeschooling parents hear is “What about socialization?” Now that my oldest is 5 and would be going into kindergarten this fall, people I meet have started to ask: “Is she going to school?  Where is she going?”  And then I answer, “We’re homeschooling…I’m not sure what school […]