Author: Charlene Hess

Charlene Hess spent many years teaching kids before she had her own kids. She now has 7 kids of her own, whom she has been homeschooling for the last 10 years. Charlene still teaches other children outside of her home but finds great joy in exploring the world with her family. Charlene has participated in many leadership trainings with John C. Maxwell. Charlene and her husband Benjamin blog about homeschooling and success principles for kids at
There's More to Education Than Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
There’s More to Education Than Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

As lifeschoolers, we understand that there is more to a child’s education than reading, writing, and arithmetic. A child’s secular education is an important thing, but at least in our family, even more important than secular learning is the learning of life skills. Okay, spiritual education is the number one priority, but after that, life…

Read Article →
Remembering Christ Through The Holidays
Remembering Christ Through The Holidays

The holidays are upon us. What is on everybody’s mind? Christmas. Christmas activities. Christmas decorating. Christmas traditions. Christmas shopping. Christmas, Christmas, Christmas. It seems like every year we try to cram more and more into our already busy schedules. After all – Christmas is only the best time of the year when we find time…

Read Article →
Symbiotic Ecosystem with a Mini Aquaponics

One of my favorite parts about lifeschooling is getting to turn regular projects into epic learning adventures. And this month was no exception for our family. This month, we taught the kids about symbiotic ecosystems with a mini aquaponics. What is a Symbiotic Ecosystem? A symbiotic ecosystem is an ecosystem in which the plants/animals work…

Read Article →
Homeschooling, Lifeschooling, and Raising Big Dreamers

What do Longbowmen have to do with Homeschooling? I’ve heard it said that it takes four generations to create a longbowman. The explanation was that because it takes so much skill and physical ability to become a truly great longbowman, you spend years learning from your father, your grandfather, and your great grandfather before you…

Read Article →
back to top

Enjoy this blog? Be a friend and share! :)

Follow by Email