Friday, May 5
12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens
12:45pm – 1:30pm
15 Important Things I’ve Learned in 15 years of Homeschooling
This will be a high energy talk with everything from teaching our kids how to pray, to mom taking care of herself, to frequenting the sacraments, to saying NO to too many extracurricular activities.
2:00pm – 2:45pm
The Incarnation and the Spiritual Life of the Family
When the Eternal Word came to dwell among us, he chose to enter into a family. The Incarnation illumines the way to make holy the time and space of family life. This talk will reflect on the mystery of Jesus' coming and offer practical ways to help sanctify life in the family and at home.
3:15pm – 4:00pm
Catholic Homeschooling: The Real-life Adventure
The greatest of adventure stories draw us close to the main characters, so that we personally sense their initial insecurities and fears. We feel bolstered as they grow in strength, and we celebrate with them as they emerge victorious. Real-life is an adventure in itself with all of these elements, except that the outcome against the real enemy is not certain and that there are eternal consequences at risk.
4:30pm – 5:15pm
The Beauty and Necessity of Routines
This talk will present the importance of night, morning, school, and other routines, and how helpful they can be in allowing us to school our children effectively, as well as live more peaceful and balanced lives. This talk will be very practical for all moms, regardless of where they are in their homeschooling journey.