Thursday, June 13
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 moral and soul misshaping forces of the culture. This presentation offers what to watch out for and how to counter those forces.
2:00pm – 2:45pm
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.
3:15pm – 4:00pm
Shielding Your Family Against Homeschool Envy
Like the Irish monks who labored to preserve the culture that was being destroyed by barbarians, so too do Catholic homeschool parents protect and preserve the faith and Catholic traditions in modern society.
4:30pm – 5:15pm
Fighting Mad: Practical Solutions for Overcoming Anger
Are you angry? Why? How does your anger impact the other members of your family? Dr. Ray cuts through the psychobabble to present a realistic picture of anger and other emotional issues, and then offers practical solutions for overcoming them.
6:00pm – Day Ends
Friday, June 14
9:30am – Registration
10:00am – 10:45am
Homeschooling in the Hard Times
Having homeschooled through the loss of her oldest child, the death of her mom, unemployment, and a health crisis for her husband, Mary Ellen Barrett has a unique perspective on keeping the homeschool fires burning during the worst of times. Learn some ways to cope with school at the foot of the cross.
11:15am – 12:00pm
Reclaiming Our Sacramental Identity in Daily Living
In an ever-growing secular age, the Church’s sacraments are as relevant as ever to remind us of our fundamental identity and purpose found in the person of Jesus Christ. This talk will renew our own love for the sacramental life of the Church and offer ways in which we can instill this love to the future generations of Catholics entrusted to our care.
12:00pm – Vendor Sales/Lunch Break
1:15pm – 2:00pm
School is Everywhere: How Learning Shaped My Curiosity
A homeschool graduate, Lacy shares how her educational background prepared her for the working world in ways that manifest every single day. Now a self-proclaimed lifelong learner, it was not always so; hear about the journey and learn more about some obstacles along the way.
2:30pm – 3:15pm
Finding God’s Fingerprints On Your Dirty Windows
Staring out my window, the beauty of the view seems obscured by the dozen little smudgy fingerprints on my glass. But what if those smudges are really there to help me look more closely at the wonder inside my home? What if God planted those tiny prints to remind me that whenever we serve on another in our daily duties (e.g. schooling, housework) we are serving Him.