Kathie is the mother of 8 children, wife to Alan for 35 years, and a committed homeschooling mom of 30 years. She is the founder of The Character Corner, where she loves to blog about parenting, family life, homeschooling, and life in general. Kathie is a popular speaker at homeschool conventions and support groups, family seminars, and ladies retreats. Her heart’s desire is to help and encourage parents to be purposeful in raising Godly children with strong Christian character, who walk in purity, and have a heart for God. Seven of Kathie’s children have graduated from their homeschool, and she continues to teach the youngest one, who is now beginning his senior year.