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Homeschool Support Groups

Homeschool Support Groups

Homeschool support groups and the individuals who build networks between homeschooling families are the glue which holds the homeschooling community together. Through their newsletters, conferences, websites, discussion lists, weblogs and more, homeschool support groups and active individuals keep the lines of communication open, while offering information, resources, news and perspectives on homeschooling. Home Education...
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Child Abuse and Neglect Laws

Child Abuse and Neglect Laws

It’s highly unlikely that you and your family will be investigated for child abuse or neglect. However, there are a number of reasons why homeschoolers find it helpful to understand the process of such an investigation and think about how they would respond. • Since anyone can file a complaint of suspected child abuse...
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Welcome to the Sisterhood

Welcome to the Sisterhood

“I stand at the threshold of an alien subculture-the sorority of homeschool moms. Although I’m pretty sure there’s no secret handshake, there is much for me to learn. You see, I fell into homeschooling overnight, making the decision just days before my son’s first tuition payment was due. Now with one year under my...
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Organizing a Convention

Have you ever gone to a homeschool convention and wished that you could have picked the workshops that were offered? A simple way to have that decision-making power is to organize your own homeschool convention. Did I say simple? Well, if you have a computer, are a fairly determined person (what homeschool mom isn’t?),...
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Homeschool Boys Book Club

Homeschool Boys Book Club

“Just after lunch, one Monday each month, there is an audible buzz in the children’s room of our local library. The hubbub begins at the door as a group of five enthusiastic homeschooled boys race one another into a much anticipated book club meeting. They are an eclectic group, but the chattering is nonstop...
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