The Principal – Teacher Principle by Davis and Rachael Carman
Husband, father, principal. Wife, mother, teacher. How can a couple manage all their roles and responsibilities when homeschooling? In this talk, Davis and Rachael Carman present some practical ways that a husband and wife can work together when they are also the principal and teacher of a homeschool. With prayer and principles, the marriage relationship can grow stronger, and the vision of parenting can be more exciting than ever before.
Attention Obsessive-Compulsive Perfectionist Control Freaks: C.H.I.L.L. O.U.T.! by Rachael Carman
As an obsessive-compulsive perfectionist control freak herself, Rachael Carman discusses how we can often be our own worst enemy when it comes to taking advantage of freedoms of homeschooling. Are you tied to your plan? Do you shiver at the idea of change or adjustment? Are you missing out on significant moments because you are focused on the trivial? It’s time to C.H.I.L.L. O.U.T. and give control of it all to God—He is faithful.
Stand by Your Man by Rachael Carman
All too often the lessons are finished, the books read, and the frogs dissected, but what priority does the principal have? When does he have time with his favorite teacher? When is the last time there was a principal-teacher meeting, AKA date? Standing by our husbands through this challenging lifestyle choice is often neglected. Come and remember the blessing of a properly prioritized homeschooling home.
How to Die to Yourself and Live to Tell About It by Rachael Carman
(Galatians 2:20) Every day we are bombarded with messages that try to convince us that we are individually important. The basic theme is that we should seek self. It’s all a big lie, from the king of lies. We must shift our focus away from ourselves and on to our awesome and mighty God. The world is relentlessly pursuing peace and contentment that can only come from a life that is totally surrendered to Christ and His will. Come learn how this realization radically changed Rachael Carman’s life’s direction and purpose. It can change yours too!
How to Have a H.E.A.R.T. for Your Kids by Rachael Carman
Rachael Carman uses the word H.E.A.R.T. as an acronym to suggest what matters most from a biblical viewpoint. God has sent these children into your home at this specific time for His glorious purposes. Indeed, you have been invited on the adventure of a lifetime—a journey on which you will see walls fall, seas be parted, and giants be slain. You don’t need special skills or training for this journey; you need only to seek God and hold tight to His mighty hand! As with so many things, the first step to having a heart for your children is knowing your heavenly Father.