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Going Fun Places to Learn

by Susan Peterson “This subject is sooo boring.” “School is not fun.” “I don’t get anything out of just reading about it.” These and numerous other comments like them are what we homeschoolers hear so often, but we can do something wonderful to turn around such...

Local Theater Productions

“All the world’s a stage.” A cultural and educational field trip available in many cities year-round is a visit to your local theater production company or community college theater.  It’s best to choose “family friendly” productions, but get on mailing lists for...

Re-Discovering Your Hometown

by Karen Koch I chuckled while watching Pixar’s Wall-E with my kids the other day when the captain and other characters said incredulously, “I didn’t know we had a pool” and “We have a jogging track?” Apparently they had lived on the spaceship Axiom so long they had...

Why Volunteer?

by Susan K. StewartYou are a busy homeschool mom or dad, right? You already have many duties at home or at work; your time doesn’t seem your own. So why would you add one more thing to your busy life, no matter how good it sounds?My life is filled to the brim: family,...