Who We Are: Several women at HomeMakers for America have been involved with homeschooling for many years. During this time we have collected our favorite resources for educating children in the home. We have learned that it is not necessary to re-invent the wheel and write new curriculum, but instead, direct others to some outstanding books and resources that are already available. Therefore, the Hearthstone Education Plan is designed to be a road map through our favorite resources and not a curriculum.
Our resources are organized under an education plan designed to educate hearts in traditional values and the principles of liberty and inspire minds toward excellent scholarship. Parents may pick and choose the resources and family lesson plans that work best for them. It is our hope that these resources will empower families with the information and tools they need to raise a new generation of patriots.
The creators of the Hearthstone Education Plan believe that “all men are created equal and have been endowed by their creator with:
The gift of life includes physical, intellectual and moral life and the Creator has entrusted man with the responsibility of preserving, developing, and perfecting it. (Frederic Bastiat)
“Liberty is to be free from restraint and violence from others.” Liberty requires law, and law requires accountability. Without law and accountability, there can be no freedom. (John Locke)
Pursuit of Happiness
When faith, virtue, and patriotism burn within the hearts of American citizens, she prospers. “America is great because America is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” (Alexis de Tocqueville)
To secure these rights, the next generation must be provided with a moral-based education that emphasizes the principles of liberty. This is best accomplished with a program that is: