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RIBBET! The Season of Frogs

RIBBET! The Season of Frogs

In a classic Good Stuff column from May-June, 1997, long-time columnist Rebecca Rupp shared her family’s experiences and resource ideas on frogs: “Last year we raised frogs. The kids brought home a million frog eggs from the pond up the road, which, lovingly tended, turned into a million tadpoles, which were well on the...
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Following the Road Signs of History

Following the Road Signs of History

I love history – especially American history. As a kid growing up in the fifties, I stumbled upon my first favorite book, Stephen Meader’s T Model Tommy. I read with wonder as Tommy’s Model T truck hauled him and his cargo up and down narrow bands of asphalt and gravel through New York, Pennsylvania,...
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Past Informing the Future

Past Informing the Future

The HEM Classics feature for the March/April issue of Home Education Magazine is Classic Editorials from the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, a time in which homeschooling was not only exploding on the American scene, but was struggling with power plays and a blatant usurpation of the political strength and savvy of homeschooling families....
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Parent at the Helm

Parent at the Helm

One of our strongest and most respected voices for homeschooling, our longest running HEM columnist and the author of many of homeschooling’s most beloved books, steps out on a new path for families with a new blog titled Parent at the Helm: Hi. By way of introduction, I’m Linda Dobson. In a nutshell? I’m...
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Homeschool News

Homeschool News

Writer and researcher Milton Gaither, author of Homeschool: An American History, did a very interesting round-up piece on homeschool-related news articles and stories in his Sept. 28th post titled, appropriately, Current Events Round-Up. He summarizes at the end: “Being news items, these stories are of course sensationalistic and atypical, but they do remind us...
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