‘Tis the season to celebrate graduations. Young people from your friends and relatives, and maybe even one of your own children, are advancing from one phase of education on to the next exciting season of their lives. Much advice could be given to young people launching on a new phase of life, but here are three key practices that will get them off to a strong start as adults. It’s […]Read More →
The Advice Book: A Treasured Graduation Gift
It’s been almost ten years since my homeschool graduation party. I got some great presents, and I can still remember some of them: A family heirloom pocket watch. Pens and notebooks. Generous friends and grandparents gave money, which helped me buy my first digital camera. Most of these gifts have been used up (or become seriously outdated), but my most treasured gift still sits on my bookshelf, and I still […]Read More →
If you read my post last week about the writing trip the girls and I took, you might remember me mentioning a speech that Susannah was writing for her graduation. She finished writing it, and did an excellent job of giving it last Saturday. We were all so proud of her. God honored her willingness to give this speech, and she saw once again the truth of Philippians 4:13, “I […]Read More →
Parents Graduate from Homeschooling!
My little sister is graduating tomorrow, and I am proud of her. Graduation doesn’t mean “she’s done learning, and now she can get on with real life.” She will keep learning and growing, just like the rest of us. Nevertheless, “high school” graduation has been an important milestone for me and my siblings as we move from one season of life to the next. Susannah will celebrate a 12 year […]Read More →