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Free Home School

Free Home School

“My husband and I received some great advice when we first got married: Two can live as cheaply as one…provided one of you doesn’t eat! That’s true with kids, too. Raising kids costs. With five children and one income, we have had periods of time in past years that were much too tight for...
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Music Without Music Lessons

Music Without Music Lessons

Not interested in providing music lessons for your children, but still want them to have some appreciation for the music of the world? Here are 33 ways to delve into music history, composers, famous songs, instruments, and musical genres using the senses of hearing, sight, taste, and even humor! For example: Compare an orchestra...
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Waiting for A Late Reader

Waiting for A Late Reader

Ten years ago this month, in the Nov-Dec, 2000 issue of Home Education Magazine we featured an article by Robin Ohlgren-Evans titled By Jove, I Think He’s Got It! in which she exults over her late-reading son Taylor’s victory over the written word: “I want to shout it to the world. I want to...
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Homeschooling Dad

Homeschooling Dad

The other morning, Myles, our six-year-old, stood precariously with one foot on a counter stool and the other on the counter’s edge. He was writing on the kitchen calendar with a very determined look. I made a mental note to lower the calendar to kid height, then stepped forward to read his entry. “Do...
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Running Through Walls

Running Through Walls

Marathon runners talk about “hitting the wall.” It happens about 20 miles into the 26-mile race. Despite months or even years of intense training, some runners find their energy and resources depleted just a few miles short of their goal. They cannot feel their legs. Vision blurs. Desire is there, but they think their...
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