Friday, July 26
12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens
12:45pm – 1:30pm
Raising a 1 in 100 Child Against a Culture No Longer On Your Side
Good parents are finding themselves battling against the immoral forces of the modern culture. This presentation offers what to watch out for and how to counter those forces.
2:00pm – 2:45pm
Homeschool Socialization: Debunking the Myth
A light-hearted but factual look at the real way that homeschooling properly socializes children to function as well-rounded, moral adults. Mrs. Barrett offers encouragement and advice about how socialization really works in the Catholic homeschool.
3:15pm – 4:00pm
Navigating High School and Beyond
How can you best prepare your homeschooler for the momentous changes in this season of life? Lay the course for a better future with strategies that help your high schooler embrace unforeseen blessings, maneuver around potential pitfalls, and hold fast to the Faith!
4:30pm – 5:15pm
Marriage: Small Steps, Big Rewards
Building a better relationship with your spouse doesn’t mean learning exotic new communication techniques or rearranging your lifestyle. In fact, a few of Dr. Ray’s ten “small steps” are lessons you learned in grade school. Plus, with his “resistance rationales,” Dr. Ray helps you overcome any reluctance you might feel to taking these small steps.
6:00pm – Day Ends
Saturday, July 27
9:30am – Registration
10:00am – 10:45am
Eternal Reasons to Homeschool
Homeschooling provides an excellent education, real socialization skills (as well as valuable life skills, especially family life skills), and provides, most importantly, more opportunities to develop a relationship with God. No other educational venue provides the same opportunities for excellent formation.
11:15am – 12:00pm
Good Habits Make a Great Homeschool
Even as our houses need the occasional freshening up, so too do our habits and routines. This talk will help you discover the tools that you need to develop good habits and keep the homeschooling flowing peacefully all year.
12:00pm – Vendor Sales/Lunch Break
1:15pm – 2:00pm
What Mommy Needs: How to Give It Your All Without Giving It All Up!
Whether you’re new or seasoned in the homeschooling dynamic, there’s much to glean from Krista’s talk based on many years of up-and-down experiences. This talk will infuse hope and happiness in the homeschool lifestyle, and offer helpful strategies to help carry you through in faith, hope, and charity.
2:30pm – 3:15pm
Character Formation: Time-tested Techniques to Teach Virtues
Our goal, for ourselves and our children, is heaven. We need to form ourselves and our children to live well here and now, and to attain the vision of God in eternity. For the Catholic, this is the first end to which character formation is directed. This talk focuses on practical, time-tested techniques that help children acquire the virtues that they will need.