Editor's Notes

By Jonathan Lewis

Sneak peeks at upcoming articles, miscellaneous homeschool thoughts, and requests for your insights about proposed articles for HSE Magazine!

Stretched Thin

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on May 22, 2014
In the upcoming issue of HSE, Melanie Hexter continues her series on overcoming common homeschool fears. This time, she discusses the fear of homeschooling when you’re stretched thin by trying to homeschool and take care of your babies…Read

Upcoming Events

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on May 22, 2014
Usually I use this space to share excerpts, insights, and sneak previews from upcoming issues of Home School Enrichment Magazine. Today I wanted to deviate from that theme and let you know about a couple of events I’m scheduled to speak…Read

Dealing with Criticism - Part 2

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on May 22, 2014
Recently I shared some excerpts from Kimberly Williams’ upcoming article entitled “Overcoming Criticism.” We saw what criticism isn’t, and also then looked at what it is. Today, I’d like to share  some of Kimberly’s thoughts on how to…Read

Dealing with Criticism

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on May 07, 2014
We all know that criticism can hurt--especially when it comes from those who are close to us, or who ought to be on our side. As a community, homeschoolers have faced our share of criticism--from extended family, neighbors, other…Read

Homeschooling: So Much More Than an Academic Choice

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on April 25, 2014
Sometimes we can be tempted to think of homeschooling as simply a different physical location where our children can learn their academics. In reality, it’s much, much more. In my article “Choosing to Be Champions” (Home School…Read

The Secret of Raising Kids with a Sense of Purpose in an Age of Unlimited Distractions

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on April 08, 2014
We live in an era of almost unlimited distractions. We’re bombarded by triviality day in and day out—whether it’s the latest viral hit on YouTube, our Facebook newsfeed, or channel surfing on TV, the assault is relentless. Opportunities…Read
Choosing to be Champions

Choosing to be Champions

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on March 14, 2014
What does it take to raise kids who make a difference? Why are so many homeschool graduates doing great things? And how can we help our kids escape the distractions of our culture and get busy for the cause of Christ? Last year, when I…Read

Twenty Years of Homeschooling Freedom

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on February 28, 2014
This month marked the twentieth anniversary of the battle over H.R. 6, a piece of federal legislation that would have had huge negative implications for the fledgling homeschooling community. In the current issue of Home School…Read

Our Experience at the Ken Ham/Bill Nye Debate

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on February 13, 2014
Last week, the historic debate between Bill Nye "The Science Guy" and Ken Ham, co-founder of Answers in Genesis, took place in northern Kentucky at the Creation Museum. With all the media coverage ahead of time, excitement and…Read

Eternal Eyes

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on January 31, 2014
In the Jan/Feb issue of Home School Enrichment, we published a powerful devotional article by Anita Mellott entitled "Eternal Eyes." For those who don't know, Anita has been struggling with some serious medical issues that have totally…Read