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Almighty Dad

Almighty Dad

Keith Wilcox is Almighty Dad. His blog says so. Indisputably. And he had me at this sentence: “All the money in the world cannot hold a candle to enjoying time with my kids.” Keith has a sense of humor and he’s not afraid to brandish it, but he also has a sense of what’s...
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Ode to a Maternal Teacher

Dear Mom, Do you remember this? A tiny girl sits, a little speck enveloped in the giant, red living room sofa. Tears stream down her chubby little cheeks. “I just can’t read anymore, Mom! It doesn’t make any sense,” I say, dropping the white list of phonetic words on the floor–rat, cat, bat, mat,...
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VaHomeschoolers Seminar

VaHomeschoolers Seminar

The VaHomeschoolers all-day seminar on Homeschooling and College Entrance, scheduled for Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond, is offering “all the information you need to plan a successful high school experience and negotiate the college admissions process.” Hear about the pros and cons to different high school approaches,...
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Early Birds & Night Owls

It was Wednesday, mid-morning, when a friend called to shoot the breeze. During our conversation, I mentioned my thirteen-year-old daughter was still asleep. “Oh, is she sick?” “No, she’s recently become a real late bird. She was up reading most of the night.” “Wow!” my friend marveled. “You’re very lenient. I have my kids...
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Homeschool Blogs

Homeschool Blogs

Pamela Jorrick is a homeschooling mom and blogger who describes herself as “the mother of a couple of home grown, free ranging kids living in the foothills of Northern California.” On her weblog, Blah, Blah, Blog, she shares her perspective and her approach to homeschooling: I am a firm believer that education should not...
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