Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to the next. - GKChesterton

American Heritage Girls and Homeschooling

The year my son went to Alaska with his Boy Scout Troop, I earnestly began to ponder how we could offer a comparable adventure experience for our three daughters. That same year, we learned about American Heritage Girls (AHG) and helped start a troop in the area.

Asking the Right Questions

If I had a dime for every question I asked my girls throughout our years of homeschooling, we would be able to afford all the books we ever wanted! I am a big believer in questions; they are, to me, the best teaching tools at every level of learning. The nature of our questions may change as our children grow, but the method remains true.

North Carolina House Page Program

      When I arrived at the legislative building early on a Tuesday morning, I hadn’t known anything of what I was going to do, but when one is suited up and going into an important place,   it is hard to feel like anything could be wrong. Even though I had no idea originally of what to do, the briefing was very clear and organized, and all of the house pages quickly got to know each other while getting ready for session.

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