Posts Tagged ‘ parenting ’

Suited for Unschooling?

Suited for Unschooling?

HEM’s Questions & Answers – July-August 2011 Suited for Unschooling? My husband and I always planned to unschool when we had kids, but now that I’m a new mother I don’t know if I’m suited for it. Everything I read talks about lively group events and getting out to do things. I am a...
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When Being A Mom Isn’t Enough

When Being A Mom Isn’t Enough

I have to say, it took me by surprise. After all, I had ditched the feminist side of me long ago. It was tossed in the same heap where I left my fierce independence, my career ambitions, my single life. Now I had settled down into the oft-challenging, endlessly rewarding life of a wife...
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A Parenting Pre-Nup

A Parenting Pre-Nup

I have some pretty darn strong opinions about parenting. (Okay, that was a vast understatement, but give me a break.) These opinions are based on countless hours of research that I did when I was first becoming a parent. I read voraciously. I talked to people. I went to conferences. I did everything I...
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Salon: Homeschool Confessions

Salon: Homeschool Confessions

Salon, the award-winning online news and entertainment Web site, starts the week out with a classy, accurate, well-written feature article on homeschooling: Confessions of a home-schooler, by Salon Senior Editor Andrew O’Hehir. With the pullquote: “Call us crackpots, but our kids spend their days at beaches and museums, not in school,” it’s the first...
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AHA Citizen's Journal

AHA Citizen's Journal

Are you always finding interesting stories, news items, websites and resources that you think other homeschoolers would enjoy? The AHA is looking for people to write for the American Homeschool Association’s Open Online Journalism project, or Citizen’s Journal. Your contribution can be a sentence or a paragraph, a single link or an entire page,...
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