Category Archives: Health

HOMESCHOOLING PARENT STRESS LEVELS: Association with the Mental and Physical Health of Their Children

Record: Lance S. Windish and David A. Wachob, “Homeschooling Parent Stress Levels and Its Association with the Mental and Physical Health of Their Children” The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society, 7, No. 3 (2017): 11-21. [Abstract] Summary: Windish is a Health and … Continue reading

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CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH & BODY COMPOSITION: Parental Influence on Homeschool Children

Record: David Wachob and Robert Alman, “Parental influence on the cardiovascular health and body composition of homeschool children.” International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 8, No. 3 (2015): 305-311. [Abstract] Summary: In this article, Wachob and Alman from the Indiana University of … Continue reading

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UNIVERSITY-BASED HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM: Physical Education

Record: David A. Wachob, “Starting a University-based Physical Educational Program for Homeschooled Children.” Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 86, No. 3 (2016), 34-41. [Abstract] Summary: Wachob is an assistant professor of health and physical education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who started a … Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT NINE: Abuse

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Nine” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (15 April 2016). [Available Here] Summary: This post reviews the ninth installment of HARO’s survey of … Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT EIGHT: Mental Health

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Eight” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (15 April 2016). [Available Here] Summary: This post reviews the eighth installment of HARO’s survey of … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOL AND UNDERAGE DRINKING: Comparison to Public and Private Schoolers

Record: Robert A. Thomson and Sung Joon Jang, “Homeschool and Underage Drinking: Is It More Protective than Public and Private Schools?” in Deviant Behavior 37, no. 3 (2016): 281-301. [Abstract] Summary: Thomson is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at Baylor University, … Continue reading

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ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND OTHER DRUGS: Homeschool Findings

Record: Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Kristen P. Kremer, Brandy R. Maynard, Greg Roberts, and Sharon Vaughn, “Are homeschooled adolescents less likely to use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs?” in Drug and Alcohol Dependence 155 (2015): 97-104. [Abstract] Summary: Michael Vaughn (lead author), Kristen … Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT FOUR: Food and Health

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Four” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (1 April 2015). [Available Here] Summary: This post reviews the fourth installment of HARO’s survey of … Continue reading

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CHILD TORTURE AS A FORM OF CHILD ABUSE: Homeschooling’s Role

Record: Barbara L. Knox, Suzanne P. Starling, Kenneth W. Feldman, Nancy D. Kellogg, Lori D. Frasier, and Suzanna L. Tiapula, “Child Torture as a Form of Child Abuse” in Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma 7, (2014): 37-49. Summary:  The authors, affiliated … Continue reading

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The HARO 2014 Survey of Homeschool Alumni

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschooling Movement” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (2 December 2014).  Available Here. Summary:  Readers of these reviews are likely familiar … Continue reading

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