Advocacy, Support, Connection! SMHEA is the local branch of THEA and your SMHEA membership includes a THEA membership as well. THEA and SMHEA work together to monitor legislation and government policies that impact our freedom. THEA does not permit membership except via the local chapters. Your membership means that your voice joins a chorus of other voices so (more…)
SMHEA offers many of the following resources for free due to the support from our local membership fees. We want to be a front porch for new homeschooling families, a place for people interested in homeschooling to learn about homeschooling, and a support and advocate for all homeschoolers. Support the defense of your homeschooling rights (more…)
I remain appalled at the thought that people actually believe homeschool students are under-socialized. It is almost impossible to be under-socialized in our culture! When I taught public school, I saw the socialization people are unaware is happening. I wanted no part of that for my own children. Have you spent hours alone with your...
I have been reading Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp. I so loved a section that I wanted to share it with you. I left a lot of it out, but here are the highlights. From page 101 There is a simple way to look at the cost of deep, full-orbed communication. You must (more…)