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improv sewing book GIVEAWAY!

improv sewing book GIVEAWAY!

IMPROV SEWING: 101 fast, fun, and fearless projects!  To enter the contest to receive one, click here and fill out the entry form. For more information or to just buy the book so you are certain to get this gem,  see this book on Amazon.
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why Aaron mattered

why Aaron mattered

Grown unschooler Lauren Wales writes about unschooler Aaron Swartz’s life and her own deeply personal struggle with controlled knowledge.   Read the full article here.
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write for HEM

write for HEM

We publish stories and articles from families who empower their children and teens to live a life rich with self-directed experimentation, thought and action.  Whether you are new to this lifestyle or experienced, whether your child/teen chooses to play all day or attend school (yes! self-directed people sometimes choose school!), we would love to...
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our first ever survey

our first ever survey

is getting a great response!  Thanks to those of you who took time to complete our recent survey!  We have received so much valuable input and are working to digest it all. Our aim is to discover a whole bevy of fresh ways to stay connected and support you and your family on your...
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for teens planning on college this year: it’s federal student aid application time.

for teens planning on college this year: it’s federal student aid application time.

Our survey responses tell us that there are as many of you planning on college as there are those of you that aren’t. For those of you who are, and you desire federal financial aid assistance to make it happen, this article is for you. Written by Mary Fallon of www.fafsa.com, here’s what you...
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