Note From the Author

Over the past sixteen years that I have homeschooled our boys, I have been asked countless times by many friends and acquaintances for advice and input on how we practically handle a variety of issues related to home education and running our household.  While I have done my best during this time to be helpful and available, I have often thought that I would love to one day put together a manual that would improve my ability to serve and reach these moms and their families in a more efficient and significant way. 

That day arrived in the summer of 2010 and I am thrilled to share with you this mentoring program called The Balanced Homeschooler

Not only does this tool help me to come alongside all of those homeschooling moms that I would like to interact with in a more practical and personal way, but it also provides a mechanism to encourage other veteran moms to mentor and support up-and-coming homeschoolers.  

Thank you for joining me and my family in the journey.  Let’s get started!

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HEAR, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.

LOVE the LORD your God with all your HEART and with all your SOUL and with all your STRENGTH

These commandments that I give you today are to BE UPON your hearts. 

IMPRESS them on your children.

TALK about them WHEN YOU SIT at home and when you WALK along the road, when you  LIE DOWN and when you GET UP

TIE THEM as symbols on your hands and BIND THEM on your foreheads.  WRITE THEM on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.

Deuteronomy 6:4-9
The Balanced Homeschooler mentoring manual applies Socratic principles to help new AND veteran homeschooling moms understand, balance, and enjoy the priorities of homeschooling and home life.  Structured into 10 chapters, 500+ pages, 26 reproducible forms, and citing hundreds of references and resource recommendations, it is best used within either a one-on-one or group setting.  It is essentially a "Homeschooling / Home Life 101 Course" that is ...

* Personal * Comprehensive * Scalable * Flexible * Easy-to-Use *
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