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Oh Shenandoah, I love your daughter

What does the world look like when you travel home on a fall night after a day of packing up your Mom’s house after her death? Rick drove. I thought about how she loved this Virginia trip from Berryville to … Continue reading

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VaHomeschoolers 2014 Conference and Resource Fair

VaHomeschoolers will hold its 2014 Conference and Resource Fair March 21-22 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, in the Richmond area. This year, I have the privilege of presenting three conference sessions. Friday I’ll present Homeschooling 101: Homeschooling … Continue reading

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Selling the Homeschooling Books

Or, Jeanne Contemplates Empty Shelf Syndrome Last night I listed some of our homeschool books for sale. Some homeschoolers sell books throughout the years, but my homeschooling has been spread over children widely spaced in ages, so I was always … Continue reading

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Fall Soccer Practice

It seems like just the other day that the soccer year started, with July heat and humidity accompanying the early months of training. Wednesday night, Nick’s Richmond Kickers U16 Elite soccer team scrimmaged a U18 Classic team at Ukrop Park … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Homeschool Evaluation: Saving Work

Thinking of using an evaluator to meet your state’s homeschooling evidence of progress requirement? Stephen Covey’s suggested second habit in the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is “Begin with the end in mind,” something that can certainly help your homeschool evaluation … Continue reading

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