Carnival of Children’s Lit Posted

Lissa has posted the Summer Carnival of Children’s Literature over at The Bonny Glen. Those of you who include book reviews on your blogs may be especially interested in her first category, which includes some posts about how the FTC is looking at bloggers who review books and other products when financial or other...
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We've spruced up the looks of the site and re-organized some of the navigation, on our way to publishing the complete archives of Home Education Magazine online - that's twenty-six years of published content - while we continue to broadcast timely news, great homeschooling resources, and plenty of valuable information from the HEM blogs.
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The Law of Homeschooling?

Illinois blogger Susan Ryan found an interesting little item, and I’m wondering if anyone is seeing similar activity in their own states? Susan wrote: This “guide” was written up by counsel for the IL Principals Association and was posted on Market Watch: Homeschooling Law Resource Guide – Released by the Education Law Association Last...
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Spunky Blogger

One of my long-time favorite bloggers is Karen Braun, known in the homeschool blogging world as Spunky. Her Spunky Homeschool blog has often made me think, many times made me laugh, always provided thoughtful and inspiring reading in one capacity or another. Today Spunky writes about an upcoming documentary and shares her thoughts about...
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A Different Perspective

This in-depth post by our news editor, Valerie Moon, explains why many knowledgeable long-time activists in the homeschooling community have been shaking their heads in disgust over the recent Washington Times op-ed piece by HSLDA President J. Michael Smith, supposedly honoring Dr. Raymond Moore for his considerable lifetime achievements. It grieves many of us...
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The Blogs of My Friends #1 – Cindy Englan

It’s been a busy summer already, and I’ve been slacking at this blogging thing, but I still love reading the blogs of my friends, and I thought you might enjoy visiting a few of them with me, so here goes… My friend Cindy Englan in Colorado posted a beautiful ode to her son titled...
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Not Fruit Flies

My friend Susan Ryan posts a good explanation of why we are not fruit flies on her always-interesting Corn and Oil blog from the country’s heartland.
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While browsing weblogs for this week’s Closer Look piece, I came across a new and unusually compelling blog called BrokenHomeschool. It’s written by a homeschooling mom identified only as Kathy, who lives in “North Florida, in the middle of nowhere, in ever-mounting debt, with my three kidlets, eight dogs, two cats, one goldfish and...
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Homeschool Blog Awards

In her latest post to the HEM Guide to Homeschooling Resources Mary Nix notes that three of HEM’s blogs have been nominated for the 2006 Homeschool Blog Awards! Mary shares information about the history of the blog awards and posts links to each of the five HEM nominations. Voting for favorite blogs is happening...
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WB’s Home School

A tip ‘o the hat to Daryl Cobranchi for finding this item – I followed the link at the bottom of his comment and found that he wasn’t kidding about this being “a nasty little post”: WB Is Holden Home School By reviewer Josh Tyler: Warner Brothers is about to tackle that creepy place...
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