Homeschooling Families

Jackie Wedge
Jackie Wedge

Homeschooling Families

Jackie Wedge has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Missouri State University and likes to joke that she attended school to be a stay-at-home mom and homeschool her three boys. She is also involved at her church, where she volunteers and works in the Early Childhood Department. She has a heart for single moms and is the Children’s Program Director for SingleMomzRock. Visit her website, www.hopeineverything.com, dedicated to bringing hope to the hopeless through real life stories, including resources for military families and single moms

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Winter 2014: Be Informed: Homeschooling Laws

As a homeschool parent, something I have been rather aloof about is the homeschool laws in Missouri. It is a pretty well known fact that you do not have to log your child’s school hours until they are seven. But, beyond that, I’m a little lost. For myself, and others like me, this column is […]

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Summer 2015: A Dad’s Perspective on Homeschooling

A few women have shared with me their desire to homeschool and the disappointment they feel because their husbands are opposed to it. They then want my advice on how to handle their spouse’s opposition. My initial reaction is to encourage them with how my husband, Chris, was very much opposed to homeschooling at first, […]

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Summer 2014: Homeschooling Beginnings

The choice to homeschool my children was one met with fear, apprehension and uncertainty. While I loved the numerous benefits it had to offer, such as the flexibility, ability to tailor learning to my child’s needs, and keeping Christ at the center of their education (which was a key factor), it was hard for me […]

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Growing Pains: Finding Blessings in Disguise

Spring 2015: Growing Pains

While pregnancy is supposed to be one of the most exciting and joyful experiences for a woman, for some it turns out to be the exact opposite. I am talking about losing an unborn child through miscarriage. Regrettably, I used to be that person that would sympathize with a person who had lost a baby […]

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Fall 2014: Simple Ways to Budget your Time and Money

My close friends would agree that the majority of our conversations are about time, whether it’s talking about our to-do lists, projects we’re working on, relationships with children and/or spouse, meal planning, etc. The list is never-ending, as you know. There is always so much to do, and always so little time, or so it […]

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