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A to Z Homeschool Articles from 2003

Essays written and copyrighted by your Homeschooling Guide, Ann Zeise, as well as features written and copyrighted by guest essayists. Most feature articles also contain links.

Proms for Homeschoolers – 10/23/03
Several states are having state-wide proms for homeschoolers this year. Here are their announcements.

A Dark Side To Home Schooling? – 10/13/03
CBS Evening News tonight dredged up an old murder suicide story in order to once again sell fear disguised as a news story.

Homeschooling, by Patricia M. Lines – 9/27/03
Choosing to homeschool or to traditionally educate a child is often a difficult and confusing decision for parents and guardians. To help them make the best choice possible, this brochure answers basic questions about homeschooling and suggests other useful sources of information.

Internet Games – 8/29/03
For a balanced life, establish limits, but do not worry that your child is not learning anything useful when playing Internet games.

Childcare Co-Ops – 8/28/03
You don’t hear about childcare co-ops very much any more, but back in the 70’s, when I was a young mom, they were all the rage. I started one up in McMinnville, Oregon, that lasted for years, long after I had moved away.

How Natural Reading Happens – 8/25/03
Why did Matt learn to read all by himself? We hadn’t taught him, had we? It just sort of happened. By Susan Viator.

Not Back to School Savings At Amazon – 8/23/03
Friends, I need to sell only 2 more non-media products to nudge my Amazon commission level up a notch. So I went looking for things you might like.

Dispelling the Stereotype of Ethnic Prejudice in Homeschooling – 7/10/03
By Hank R. Kraychir. Homeschooling has become mainstream in many ethnic communities, with more people of color now choosing to homeschool their children.

Protection Online – 6/25/03
Children should never to give out their full name – in fact, let them make up a nickname to use online. Something other than “HotChick12!”

Homeschool Diploma Photoshop Template – 6/3/03
Diploma with gold lettering and no border. Edit in Photoshop to customize for your graduate. Print on certificate paper.

Summer Plans – 5/29/03
I suggest “educating” differently. Take a break from “schooling” and learn from doing things, lots of interesting things.

Comfort Zone for the Homeschooling Dad – 5/23/03 
Jeff was in torment. How would his children ever make a living as adults? How could his wife condone so much wasted time? Were the children’s minds sinking into quicksand? By Win and Bill Sweet.

Making Your Homeschool Support Group Website Special – 4/20/03
The very top support group sites do not try to duplicate the efforts of state association sites or comprehensive homeschool websites, but focus instead on what they know that the “Big Guys” do not: their local resources.

Boys And War Games – 3/20/03
Every night he’d line up his army just back a bit from our front door, ready for any invasion.

Online Shorthands – A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling – 3/6/03
OFL. My dh does that, too. CUL8R. If you need help with this lingo, look here.

Google for Homeschool Resources – 2/24/03
Google.com has become the search engine of choice. I use it to research homeschool information for my website and for our homeschooling. Here are some tips to make you a power user.

Falling Through the Cracks – 2/21/03
I have three children and all three of the are doing poorly in school this year. It seems to me that the system is failing my children. I would like your thoughts and opinions and maybe some advice.


Community College Dual Enrollment – 2/20/03
How we have managed to help our homeschooling teen take college courses.


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