We Recently Adopted!

In February 2014 we became the forever family for a medically complex one year old with a tracheotomy. Be sure to read about our adoption journey and our adorable new son!

Raising a Son?

Raising boys can present a unique challenge for a mom.  Are you parenting with the understanding that part of your role is to equip him to tackle man-sized jobs one day?  Start here for some reflections on walking my sons towards independence. Or head straight to a day at the rodeo! Looking for information on planning an Eagle Scout Court of Honor? Look here!

Looking for Information on Writing?

Write Next To Me© is a combination of of the lastest research, interviews with classroom teachers and college professors, and Kim Rankin's own eighteen years experience in the homeschool and co-op environment. Kim has also written weekly blog posts to offer encouragement on how to implement the ideas set forth in Write Next To Me.© Be sure to check out the weekly links!

The Cost of Homeschooling

This three part series of posts on the true cost involved in homeschooling gives you an inside peak at where we started and the lessons we learned along the way.