Sharing the Family Travel Journal – by Angelle Gremillion
Angelle Gremillion shares her family’s surprising experiences in keeping a shared travel journal as they vacation in Europe.
Accidental Unschooler – by Stephanie W Lillegard
Stephanie W. Lillegard shares her amusing and unexpected conversion to an unschooling mom.
Homeschooling and Homebirthing – by Agnes M. Penny
Agnes M. Penny explains the striking parallels between these two important choices.
Library Indiscretions – by Robin Perreault
Robin Perreault shares the joys and challenges of being a frequent library patron.
The Gardening Tot – by Elissa Peterson
Ideas and examples of how to share gardening with a young child, and how learning important concepts is involved
Solid or Liquid? – by Susan Staunton
Susan Staunton takes her reader on an exploration of the important differences between solids and liquids
Unschooled Girl – by Kate Fridkis
Whose homeschooling is it, anyway?
As the title implies, Kate explores whose homeschooling is it? Is it my mom’s? Is it mine? Is it our family’s property? Is it owned by the general discourse on education?
A Matter of Conscience – by Kelly Green
Kelly explores the question, ‘Does the state have a compelling interest in the education of children?
Good Stuff – by Becky Rupp
BOOKS OF OUR OWN: The National Homeschool Book Award
Becky highlights the work of the National Homeschool Book Award, which was founded by a group of passionate literature-lovers/homeschoolers in Minnesota, and “born out of a desire to share and celebrate great fiction that shines a positive light on what learning outside a traditional classroom looks like” – that is, how kids learn and grow through independent exploration and real-life experiences
Learning 101 – by Tamra Orr
Banishing the Battle of Bedtimes?
Tamra shares her how her thoughts on bedtimes changed as her kids grew. Starting from what she was taught to a point where she concluded that bedtimes were truly overrated.