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HEM Weblogs

There are several HEM weblogs, providing information and resources on topics such as homeschooling conferences and events, support group news and resources, and commentary about news of interest to homeschooling families. All HEM weblogs encourage reader response and commentary and include sidebars of related resources, articles, websites and other items of interest.

HEM Editor's Blog
The wide-ranging weblog of HEM's founders and publishers, Mark and Helen Hegener.

HEM News & Commentary
Homeschooling news items in the national media, with commentary by Susan Ryan, Mary Nix, Valerie Moon and Helen Hegener. We welcome continued commentary and discussion of the news and homeschooling issues by our readers.

HEM Guide to Homeschooling Resources
Learning resources reviewed and described by Resource Editor Mary Nix, with space for comments by homeschoolers who use the resources, and links to the company web sites.

HEM's Closer Look
HEM's Closer Look takes an in-depth exploration of resource subjects for homeschooling families with links to further information on the selected topics.


Social Networking

One of the earliest homeschool companies on the Internet, Home Education Magazine has had a respected online presence since 1997. Beginning with one of the very first Internet forums, HEM has contributed immeasurable support to the growth and development of the greater online homeschooling community. Today HEM continues to support, advocate, and advance homeschooling through the newest technological media such as Twitter, Facebook, Stumbleupon, Reddit,, Digg, and other social networking tools. Here are our favorites:

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Homeschooling Resources
A free interactive resource pages showcasing a broad range of learning materials, websites, services and other items of interest to homeschooling families. Resources are categorized, searchable, and reader and/or resource provider feedback and commentary is encouraged. Fabulous guide to resources on practically everything! Many are free.


HEM Discussion Lists

Home Education Magazine sponsors many free email discussion lists. They're a wonderful way to access the online homeschooling community, and you can choose whether to receive a list's messages in your email box or to read them at the lists' home page on the Internet. Either way, you'll meet lots of interesting people involved with homeschooling. We're pleased to report that over the years many lasting friendships - as well as dozens of state and local support groups and at least four national homeschooling organizations - have developed via HEM's widely respected discussion lists!

HEM Networking
General wide-ranging discussion list on homeschooling issues

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