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what are the long term ramifications of unschooling for our kids? an editorial discussion between HEM’s editor and publisher

what are the long term ramifications of unschooling for our kids? an editorial discussion between HEM’s editor and publisher

     Barb: I’ve spent the last 30 years of my life wondering whether unschooling my kids would really make a difference in how they feel about themselves, their connection to others and society, their understanding of the human condition and what makes the world go ’round. My kids are now all grown up...
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improv sewing book GIVEAWAY!

improv sewing book GIVEAWAY!

IMPROV SEWING: 101 fast, fun, and fearless projects!  To enter the contest to receive one, click here and fill out the entry form. For more information or to just buy the book so you are certain to get this gem,  see this book on Amazon.
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Finding Hope in Tragedy, by Teresa Brett

Finding Hope in Tragedy, by Teresa Brett

Just as we are each reflections of the world, the world is transformed by our commitment to change. When we are on the sidelines of the kind of violence we saw in Newtown, Connecticut we try to find some way to make sense of what has happened. We ask questions and seek answers to...
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Independence Day, by Carrie Jay Sayer

Independence Day, by Carrie Jay Sayer

  One year ago, I inspired Ben to walk away from corporate America.   A little background: I used to dream small. I wished for a job that had casual Fridays. I prayed for snow days. I wanted someone to rescue me. I was stuck in the victim role for decades.   I got...
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Everyday History, by Aravinda Pillalamarri

Everyday History, by Aravinda Pillalamarri

  “Studying history is … pretty much useless, isn’t it?” my daughter asked, as if it was fairly obvious. “I mean why read about Columbus discovering America, when it isn’t even true?” Alarmed. All senses alert. Mission: Rescue the field of history. Why? Think. Think. Meanwhile, don’t answer. A weak response merely invites rebuttal....
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