Leigh's life lessons about children and homeschooling are a real-life mix of trusting God, taking the bull by the horns, and worth reading.Read More »
In the Schoolroom – Winter Poetry
It is important that young people read and write poems and getting them started can be simple. Mary Ellen Barrett shows us how.Read More »
How Do You Ensure Prompt and Cheerful Obedience in Your Children?
Setting clear expectations for a child's behavior is part of the advice from experienced homeschooling moms. But ensuring obedience requires more.Read More »
And Two Pesky Parakeets…How Can I Balance All of This?
Finding balance in homeschooling may be out of reach but look, an unfurling ribbon of tiny, stunning performances is at your fingertips.Read More »
In the Schoolroom: Take a Hike!
Whether a short walk around the neighborhood or a long hike, take the time to explore God’s creation and enjoy some wonderful family time together.Read More »
Helping Children Find Lessons in their Struggles and Setbacks
Three experienced homeschooling moms share methods to help their children learn life lessons as they deal with struggles and setbacks.Read More »
A Good Man Remembered: Rob Lee Jones (1957-2022)
The good done by husband, father, and teacher Rob Lee Jones remains alive in this world, in the work he left us, and the lives he touched.Read More »
Parents’ Days & the Fourth Commandment
John Clark comes to realize that the greatest version of honoring his father and following the Fourth Commandment—is to be a good father.Read More »
Help! How Can We Finish Our School Before Summer?
Seton Counselor tips on finishing the school year before summer, when to start school next year, and single subject help available from Special Services.Read More »
Peg Dolls for Saint Lucy’s Day – December 13
A fun craft for both boys and girls and even younger children, saintly peg dolls make it easy to teach about the lives of the saints we are celebrating.Read More »
Resetting the Scales: Balancing School and Life
Nick Marmalejo has consistently found that an ingredient for academic and personal success is this: get out in nature, ideally with your family, and hike.Read More »
My Unexpected Diploma in Lifetime Learning
I will never lose my love of learning new things. Through my decision to homeschool, God’s grace has intervened in a way I can only now fully appreciate.Read More »
Building Saints: The Importance and Practice of Obedience
Obedience may be an unfashionable word in our permissive culture but without it, homeschooling is challenging at best. Here are simple ways to get on track.Read More »
At Times I Wonder, Should We Continue Homeschooling?
The school year starts out so smoothly but when life happens, embrace the flexibility homeschooling offers and be grateful to be with your family every day.Read More »
Chatting All Things Homeschool: A Visit With the Brown Family
Be not be afraid. Do not let homeschooling your children overwhelm you. Will there be frustration and tears but also joy and laughter? Yes, definitely yes.Read More »
Summer Reading Helps Children in Many Ways Unexpected
Opening a new book is the beginning of a journey to become a better listener, have a wider vocabulary, and gain a better understanding of other cultures.Read More »
Seton Summer Reading Club…Enjoy the Sheer Delight
We would love to see photos of your children with their Summer Reading Certificate. There are also suggestions for projects to do along with their reading.Read More »
Homeschooling With Our Special Friends the Saints: A Visit With the Sanborn Family
Here in the homeschooling Sanborn family is that sort of living, breathing faith all of us pray for, points of light and hope in the shadows of this world.Read More »
My Child Received a Poor Test Grade. Can He Re-do It?
Students can retake tests. Review what was not understood before the re-do. An elementary re-do will replace the grade, a high school redo will be averaged.Read More »
In the Schoolroom: Lilies for St. Joseph Craft
This hand print paper lily is a sweet craft to keep little hands busy and is perfect to decorate your Saint Joseph statue or altar and later used at Easter.Read More »