Tag Archives: First Responders
A Real Love of Helping: An Interview with Jonathan Elving | Homeschool Helpers

A Real Love of Helping: An Interview with Jonathan Elving | Homeschool Helpers

Jonathan Elving is a 911 dispatcher and EMT. He also volunteers at Chisholm Trail Fire Rescue in Dale, Texas. HSLDA: Jonathan, what was your childhood homeschool experience like? What’s your best experience from it? Jonathan Elving: Mostly I got up around 9:00am and did school until about 2:30 or 3:00pm, then built tree forts and […]

Healing the Needy: An Interview with Amber Overstreet | Homeschool Helpers

Amber Overstreet is a homeschooling mom and a registered nurse in medical intensive care at Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula, Mississippi.  HSLDA: Amber, what does homeschooling look like for your family? What’s your favorite experience from it? Amber Overstreet: Our schedule has to be adjusted pretty often for various reasons such as my job or […]

Connecting with Patients: An Interview with Kim Tackson | Homeschool Helpers

Kim Tackson is an emergency room nurse and cardiac stress testing nurse. Kim’s husband is a firefighter. The Tacksons have two young children, whom they homeschool. HSLDA: What does homeschooling look like for your family? What’s your favorite experience from it? Kim Tackson: I currently homeschool my 5-year-old daughter. My 2-year-old son participates, but obviously […]