Essays written and copyrighted by your Homeschooling Guide, Ann Zeise, as well as features written and copyrighted by guest essayists.
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Halloween Party Sounds – 10/14/2012
Been in iTunes today collecting sounds and music for our Halloween neighborhood bash. Here’s the list I have so far. Oh! Interesting! Did you know if you hit command-t when playing your iTunes you get a light show that bounces around in time to the music. Another command-t gets you back to your playlist.
The Importance of Free Time – 7/5/12
Free time was once the hallmark of childhood. But these days, many parents feel it’s their duty to keep their children busy. By Barbara Frank.
Tips for Teaching Music – 9/29/12
Music is the soul of life, it is entertaining, very motivating and can make a powerful contribution to a child’s development as I’m sure most parents would agree, but how do you go about it? By Gerald Crawford.
Uses for Old Calendars – 5/22/12
Calendars.com is having a huge up-to-75% off sale on their 2012 calendars. Who needs a calendar when the year is about half over, you might ask?
Children’s Choice Book Award – 4/21/12
The Children’s Choice Book Award winners will be announced LIVE at the annual Children’s Choice Book Awards Gala on May 7 at Espace in New York City as part of Children’s Book Week (May 7-13, 2012), the oldest national literacy initiative in the United States.
Apples and Oranges – Rocks and Pears, Schools and Homeschools – 4/19/12
Have you ever thought about what makes homeschooling such a unique approach to living and learning with our children? By Helen Hegener, HEM.
Roots of Homeschooling – 4/27/12
When people write about the history of the homeschooling movement there’s one name which comes quickly to mind: John Holt. By Helen Hegener, HEM.
Tale of a Bear in an Apple Tree – 3/24/12
As tourists, staying in Camp Curry one November, we heard that there was a bear up in a tree in the apple orchard nearby, so being tourists, we grabbed our kids and cameras, and went over to look.