Questions & Answers

School and Sports

School and Sports

HEM’s Questions & Answers – November-December 2010 In and Out of School Because of Sports “We’re giving in to our son’s appeals to get involved in school sports. He’ll be starting school for the first time as a seventh grader. I don’t know if this is a slippery slope, meaning the two younger boys...
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Friends Overseas? – Q&A Sept-Oct

Friends Overseas? – Q&A Sept-Oct

HEM’s Questions & Answers – September-October 2010 Homeschooling Friends Overseas? Both of our children are very active in our homeschooling community. In a few months we will be leaving for what may be a few years in Japan while my husband and I teach at a graduate school there. I don’t want to put...
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An Anxious Daughter – Q&A Sept-Oct

An Anxious Daughter – Q&A Sept-Oct

HEM’s Questions & Answers – September-October 2010 Homeschooling an Anxious Daughter My teenage daughter has problems with anxiety and school was her biggest issue. I’m nervous about keeping up with her grade level but I also don’t want to push her because she gets worried easily. I know there are a people who have...
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Won’t Work On Her Own? – Q&A July-August 2010

Won’t Work On Her Own? – Q&A July-August 2010

HEM’s Questions & Answers for the July-August, 2010 issue: How Do I Handle a Child Who Won’t Work On Her Own? My older daughter was easy to homeschool because she was independent and liked to read on her own. This freed me up to pursue my own interests. My youngest daughter...
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Homeschooling While Unemployed? – Q&A July-August 2010

Homeschooling While Unemployed? – Q&A July-August 2010

HEM’s Questions & Answers for the July-August, 2010 issue: Should We Homeschool While Unemployed? Should we keep on homeschooling? My husband has been out of work for almost five months and I’m working two jobs to make up the difference. We don’t want to put the kids back but in school, they’re doing so...
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