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Homespun Games: Play by Your Own Rules

Homespun Games: Play by Your Own Rules

Bring out your favorite board game—Pictionary, Monopoly, Snakes and Ladders, Aggravation! You already have fun playing it. Now it can be the stimulus for an even greater learning experience. Imagine your whole family gathered together around the kitchen table, laughing and sharing as you redesign that game to make it truly yours. You will...
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Time for Family Baseball

Time for Family Baseball

Spring is here and it is time once again for our support group to begin playing Thursday morning Family Baseball. This has become one of our most enduring gatherings because, for five months out of the year, it is our weekly community meeting place where we chat, share snacks, fly kites, meet friends, check...
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When Dad Homeschools

When Dad Homeschools

“For a man to place himself in the home on a full-time basis turns cultural assumptions on their head, but for him to take on the task of full-time homeschooling forces him to re-evaluate his own assumptions.” – Jim Dunn The topic of dads homeschooling their children full time is the subject of Jim...
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Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom

Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom

One of our all-time favorite and most-requested articles ran in our January-February, 1995 issue. It was titled Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom, by Carol Wanagel, and it provided an eye-opening look at some discoveries Carol made about homeschooling. After more than 15 years, this article still answers many basic homeschool questions: “Thirteen years ago...
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Broader Issues

Broader Issues

Homeschooling father and essayist Earl Gary Stevens wrote with rare common sense when he advised, “Whatever our individual circumstances, whether or not we have children in schools, we must still be able to express our misgivings about schooling in general and to offer support and encouragement for those who are searching for a way...
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