Posts Tagged ‘ socialization ’

Family Global Treks

Family Global Treks

“When Carla Fisher and her husband announced plans to travel the globe with their adolescent daughters for a year, some friends called them crazy. Seven years later, with wonderful memories and a book documenting their world trek, the Fishers now seem like global trailblazers. “Despite a recession that may have limited the number of...
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

“Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat…” -from the old nursery rhyme and carol “Christmas is filled with the very best kinds of learning: Caring, giving, sharing, togetherness, love… And the learning isn’t just limited to the youngsters; if we keep our hearts open this season we’ll learn new ways of celebrating, if...
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Parents' Work

Parents' Work

As parents, we do some of the most important work in the world. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked, even by us parents. It is important that we take time to think about, recognize, acknowledge, keep in mind, and share with others the work that we do and the resulting benefits. Parents’ work is essential...
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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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Homeschoolers Perform

Homeschoolers Perform

In the upcoming January-February 2010 issue, Sandra S. Gaffigan relates the experience of a group of Maryland moms sponsoring a drama class and theater production for homeschoolers. Sandra writes, “The goal of Stagelight is to help the kids carry their success into other areas of their lives, to help them become comfortable in their...
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