Good Relationships

Good Relationships

Every parent wants to establish good relationships with their children whether they are homeschooling or not. ~Marty Layne That line practically jumped off the screen at me as I scrolled through a 1999 interview I did with homeschooling mother Marty Layne, of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Marty had just written an encouraging and thoughtful...
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Bumper Stickers

Our long-time friend Jan Hunt, whose interview (by Mary Nix) appeared in our July/August issue, wrote recently to tell me they’ve added more bumper stickers to their selection, including these: • Ask me about unschooling! • If it matters to a child, it’s important! • Life is the school – love is the lesson....
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Homeschool Fiction

Home Schooling, by Carol Windley In an email interview with Ambrose Musiyiwa which took place on Oct. 16, Canadian author Carol Windley spoke about her latest collection of short stories and the challenges short story writers face. The short stories in your most recent collection, Home Schooling, are set against the rural landscape of...
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Recommended Reading

“…Who should be educating and caring for our young? Who should be setting the standards by which we raise and teach our children? Should that be families, moms, and dads – or the governments of the world?” These questions are from an important interview with Judy Aron, Research Director for National Home Education Legal...
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The Biggest Threat

HEM July-August 2005 – Interview with Deborah Stevenson Judy Aron interviewed Deborah Stevenson, Executive Director of National Home Education Legal Defense (NHELD), for the July/August issue of HEM: Judy: What is the biggest threat to parents nationwide? Deborah: NHELD believes the biggest threat to parents nationwide is the lack of accurate information. If citizens...
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Lynn and Sarah Leslie

from HEM SUPPORT NEWS – October 2004 Lynn and Sarah Leslie are long time homeschool advocates and publishers who recently released: “Homeschooling Under Fire: The Iowa Homeschooling Crisis of 1989-90 – A history of the plot to depict homeschoolers as truants and child abusers,” by Lynn and Sarah Leslie, August 30, 2004. An excerpt:...
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Valerie Moon

I posted a comment under my July 16th post about our new HEM News & Commentary editor, Valerie Moon, who also manages The Military Homeschooler site, but I’ve also initiated a new category here titled Interviews, and I’ll start off the listings under that by once again referencing and linking to the great interview...
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