Home School Enrichment Magazine

Welcome to the premier magazine for Christian homeschool families! In print since 2003, Home School Enrichment Magazine provides the encouragement, practical teaching ideas, spiritual insights, and much more that you need to keep homeschooling joyfully and successfully. Check out issue listing below for more information, or head over now to subscribe for yourself!

September/October 2016

  • A Recipe for Poetry Appreciation
  • Learning Through Volunteering
  • A Picture Book is Worth a Thousand Lessons
  • Homeschooling in a Shoe
  • Bringing Literature to Life: Motivating Preteens to Study Literature
  • A Day in the Life of My One-Room Schoolhouse
  • Leaving a Legacy of Words
  • Plus lots more…

July/August 2016

  • Always Learning
  • So What Makes YOU Qualified to Teach Your Own Children?
  • The College Admissions Process
  • Preparing Your Home for Back-to-School
  • Summer Learning Made Fun
  • What About the Ordinary Students?
  • Educational Entrepreneurship
  • Plus lots more…

May/June 2016

  • Moms Matter
  • Class of 16
  • The Wisdom of Washington
  • Teach Your Child to Think Like a Writer
  • Globetrotting Geography
  • Mathematically Musical
  • It’s Too Hard!
  • Plus lots more…

March/April 2016

  • Time to Refresh
  • More Than Academics: Four Big Reasons to Homeschool
  • Making it Count
  • Artistry Abounds!
  • Why Do You Homeschool?
  • Math: Escape the Drudgery
  • The Best of Plans for High School
  • Plus lots more…

January/February 2016

  • Getting Back in the Groove
  • Give Your Homeschool a Midyear Makeover
  • Marvelous Math Activities
  • The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • The Secret Ingredient for Young Writers
  • Breaking Out of the Grid
  • So You’ve Got a Strong-Willed Preschooler?
  • Plus lots more…

November/December 2015

  • The Right Focus
  • Overflowing Gratitude
  • When Parenting Goes Wrong
  • Homeschooling Your Middle Child
  • What About Socialization…for Mom?
  • Hands-On History
  • Edible Science
  • Plus lots more…

September/October 2015

  • Is Your Student Really Listening?
  • Keeping Scripture Central
  • Avoiding the Anger Trap
  • Five Habits to Encourage Lifelong Readers
  • Taming the High School Transcript
  • A Prodigal Speaks
  • Forget the App, Keep the Lap
  • Plus lots more…

July/August 2015

  • Jesus or Homeschooling: Which is the Answer?
  • College? Maybe Not
  • Summer Sky Science
  • Writing is Fun!
  • Dealing with Distractions
  • The Keys to Success
  • Fixed on the Right Goal
  • Plus lots more…

May/June 2015

  • Millennials, Homeschoolers, and the Future of America
  • When we Make a Mess of Motherhood
  • Learning on the Go
  • Kindling a Christian Renaissance
  • Discovering Science With Your Preschooler
  • Choosing Literature: Ice Cream or Arsenic?
  • I Can’t Get Anything Done!
  • Plus lots more…

March/April 2015

  • Don’t Go Back!
  • Dad’s Work is Never Done
  • Digging Broken Cisterns
  • Remembering the Important Things
  • Millennials, Homeschoolers, Our Faith, and the Future
  • Refreshing Our Focus
  • Considering College
  • Plus lots more…

January/February 2015

  • Treating Learning Disabilities with Nutritional Therapy
  • Whose Standards Do We Follow?
  • How to Teach Your Kids About Money Management (even if you’re not doing so well yourself!)
  • Time Flies
  • Does College Prep Start Now?
  • Books, Books, Books!
  • Plus lots more…

More issues coming online soon!

Detailed information for issues prior to 2015 will be listed as soon as we can get them up. In the meantime, several years' worth of back issues are available digitally:

2014 Issues:

January/February 2014
  • Recapturing the Joy: What to do when you don't enjoy homeschooling
  • Teens and Tech: Getting the Most Out of Technology
  • 8 Tips to Make It Through the Mid-Year Slump
  • Have No Fear of Socialization
  • Much more!
March/April 2014
  • Management For Moms On the Go
  • How I Let Go of Guilt, Ditched Comparisons, and Embraced Uniqueness
  • Confessions of a Consummate Failure
  • Developing Disciplined Minds
  • Much more!
May/June 2014
  • 10 Secrets You Need to Know About Scholarships
  • Start Small: The Baby-Step Way to Getting Organized
  • Choosing to Be Champions: Why Homeschool Grads Make a Difference
  • Play: Why Our Little Ones Need to Have Fun
  • Much more!
July/August 2014
  • Can I Go to a Real School? What Happened When Our Daughter Popped the Question
  • 8 Great Foods to Boost Brain Power
  • Fun, Creative Ideas for Learning Outside the Book!
  • Overcoming Criticism
  • The Bible and Early Education
  • Much more!
Sept/Oct 2014
  • Just a (Plain, Ordinary, Everyday) Mom
  • 5 Huge Reasons Why What You're Doing Really Matters
  • High School Records: A Simple Approach You Can Really Use!
  • Tried and True Ideas for Organizing Your Desk
  • Much more!
Nov/Dec 2014
  • Super Tips for Holiday Homeschooling
  • Motivating Teens: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
  • Peaceful Planning: Burnout-proof Your Homeschool!
  • Confessions of a Real-Life Homeschool Graduate
  • Much more!

2013 Issues:

January/February 2013
  • Get Ready For Your Best Year Yet!
  • The Truth About Early Education
  • Are We Expecting Too Little?
  • Learning to Savor the Journey
  • When Loved Ones Don't Approve
  • Much more!
March/April 2013
  • Super Simple Ways to Build Math Readiness
  • 3 Myths Christians Buy About Education
  • Is College Right For You?
  • Secrets to Raising Independent, Motivated Kids
  • Beat the Frenzy: One Mom's Search for Stillness
  • Much more!
May/June 2013
  • The Attitude Approach
  • Success Story: How Self-Teaching Changes Everything
  • The Family Solution: Key to Reclaiming the Culture
  • Avoid a Bad Start to Next Year
  • Stressed Out Trying to Do It All? One Mom Shares Her Solution
  • Much more!
July/August 2013
  • Climbing High: A Biblical Perspective on Achievement
  • How to Choose Curriculum with Confidence and Joy
  • Ten Prayers for our Tiny Tots
  • Common Core: A Threat to Homeschoolers?
  • Summer Learning: Many Options for Many Needs
  • Much more!
Sept/Oct 2013
  • The Absolute Necessity of Christian Education
  • Homeschooling in Spite of Fears
  • The Amazingly Positive Path of Homeschooling
  • Getting Your Kids Hooked on History
  • Just Who Am I Homeschooling For, Anyway?
  • Much more!
Nov/Dec 2013
  • The Dark Side of Efficiency
  • 29 Great Books to Enjoy This Holiday Season
  • Home: The Best Place on Earth
  • No Batteries Required: Giving Our Children the Gift of Tradition
  • Why We Love Homeschooling
  • Much more!

2012 Issues:

January/February 2012
  • Crisis Homeschooling: Making it Through the Rough Times
  • Creating a Healthy Home Atmosphere
  • Do Kids Have to Become "Teenagers"?
  • They're Not Even Trying
  • Much more!
March/April 2012
  • Choosing Home: How I Abandoned Myself to God to Serve My Family
  • An Extraordinary Homeschool Experience
  • Reality Check: What to Do When We Feel We Don't "Measure Up"
  • The Frugal Chariot: How to Get the Most Out of Literature
  • Much more!
May/June 2012
  • The Call to Homeschool
  • Influencing Your Culture: Volunteering and Your Teen
  • Understanding the Creative Mind
  • Be "That" Mom
  • Learning Doesn't Just Happen at the Desk
  • Much more!
July/August 2012
  • Getting Off the Homeschool Hamster Wheel
  • The Approval that Matters the Most
  • Decoding the SAT
  • Fresh Perspective
  • Play - For the Fun Of It
  • Much more!
Sept/Oct 2012
  • What Homeschooling Can (and Can't) Do For Your Children
  • Conquering Mediocrity in the Pursuit of Excellence
  • The Science of Ancient Greece
  • Let Nature Be Your Teacher
  • Much more!
Nov/Dec 2012
  • 6 Negative Parenting Styles and Why to Avoid Them
  • Homeschooling by Priorities During the Holidays
  • Education: The Bible Has More To Say Than You Think
  • Meet the College Admissions Officer
  • Much more!

2011 Issues:

January/February 2011
  • Simple Homeschooling
  • Marriage vs. Homeschooling?
  • 10 Steps to a More Organized Schedule
  • The Sweet Taste of Comparison
  • Much more!
March/April 2011
  • Kids Who Have to Work Too Hard to Learn
  • The Art of Storytelling
  • Home School Home Economics
  • Why Homeschooling is Priceless - Even on Difficult Days
  • Much more!
May/June 2011
  • Bountiful Homeschooling on a Budget
  • Committed to Completion
  • If You Don't Have Time to Do it Right
  • Record Keeping for the Uninitiated
  • Much more!
July/August 2011
  • Steps for Reading Readiness
  • Dispelling Myths: "Keeping Up" with public schools?
  • Christianity and the Arts
  • Miracle on Webster Avenue: The power of sharing real-life stories, experiences, and wisdom with our kids
  • Much more!
Sept/Oct 2011
  • Asking Questions, Analyzing Answers
  • How to Evaluate Your Teen's Work
  • Why "Go Outside and Play" is Not P.E.
  • My Homeschooling Mistakes...and Redemption
  • Much more!
Nov/Dec 2011
  • 4 Easy Ideas for the Artistically Challenged
  • Are Homeschool Graduates Greedy, Apathetic, and Unprepared for Life?
  • Is the Grass Really Greener?
  • Distinctively Family
  • Much more!

2010 Issues:

January/February 2010
  • How to Instill the Love of Learning
  • 7 Ideas for a Mid-Year Makeover
  • Tips for Teaching Multiple Ages
  • What to Teach Before You Begin Teaching
  • Much more!
March/April 2010
  • The Value of One-on-One Time
  • Choosing Good Books
  • Free Time: My Favorite Part of Being Homeschooled
  • Underwhelmed Homeschooler: The Ownership Principle
  • Much more!
May/June 2010
  • Motivation for Mom
  • When You Can't Read Fast Enough
  • Teaching Preschoolers in a Busy House
  • The Bible as Literature
  • Much more!
July/August 2010
  • How to Survive a Learning Plateau
  • Training the Imagination Through Imitation
  • Raising Entrepreneurs
  • Who Needs the Arts?
  • Much more!
Sept/Oct 2010
  • Staying In the Trenches, But Out of the Ruts
  • Too Young for Math?
  • Homeschooling at the Foot of the Cross
  • Creating a Joyful
  • Much more!
Nov/Dec 2010
  • Simple Ways to Enhance Any Curriculum
  • Homeschooled and Normal
  • Are You Paying Attention?
  • Literal Math for Little Minds
  • Creating a Family Culture of Peace
  • Much more!

2009 Issues:

January/February 2009
  • Beating the Mid-Year Slump
  • Getting Attitudes Right
  • Is Non-Traditional College for You?
  • 25 Ways to Help Your Household Budget
  • Much more!
March/April 2009
  • Learning from the Journey
  • Getting Dad Involved
  • Confessions of a Former Housework-Hater
  • Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
  • Much more!
May/June 2009
  • No Average Homeschool Mom
  • The Year in Review
  • Kids and Chores?
  • The Heroism of Motherhood
  • Much more!
July/August 2009
  • Summer Learning Made Fun!
  • Thinking Skills for Kids
  • The Quest for the Perfect Curriculum
  • Homeschooling With Eternity in Mind
  • Much more!
Sept/Oct 2009
  • Raising a Creative Child
  • The Power of the Small Things
  • When Reading is Hard
  • Fighting the Paper Monster
  • Much more!
Nov/Dec 2009
  • Seven Keys to Communication
  • Remembering the Cost of NOT Homeschooling
  • Who's His Hero?
  • 29 Great Books to Enjoy as a Family This Holiday Season
  • Much more!

Issues from 2003 to 2008 are not available online at this time.