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    that possible Five daughters brought up at home without a governess I never heard of such a thing Your mother must have been quite a slave to your education Elizabeth could hardly help smiling as she assured her that had not been the case Then who taught you who attended to you Without a governess you must have been neglected Compared with some families I believe we were but such of us as wished to learn never wanted the means We were always encouraged to read and had all the masters that were necessary From Chapter 29 of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen If all the effort you put into developing the best educational program for your child is detracting from the time you should be spending with your children and spouse do something easier The most important thing is the spiritual principle behind it not how perfect the curriculum is If it ain t easy on mom you ll go broke In other words if you buy an expensive curriculum that s full of all kinds of fancy stuff but isn t simple enough for a busy mom to use on a daily basis it won t get used and you ll end up going out and buying something different You can t know something until you ve taught it The King James Version of the Bible prepares students for reading Shakespeare Biblical counseling makes a lot more sense than Educational Psychology Home is the focus of the work of homeschooling parents Perhaps like no other challenge in life homeschooling forces us to consider our identity and our roles as mothers and fathers and it allows us to shape every aspect of our home its tone the way it s decorated the media we allow to enter it what we eat and how we eat how we celebrate how we laugh how we rest and how we prepare for the unexpected Rene Ellison It is important to know Spanish as it may end up being the second official language of the U S The best way to learn a foreign language is to have a native speaker teach it Educating children s hearts and minds True education isn t just about learning facts and figures but developing character as well History teaches courage science teaches integrity math teaches discipline and composition teaches humility Training minds and molding hearts are what parents do best after all I look forward to a future in which homeschooling is no longer considered illegal or elitist but is wholeheartedly embraced by the general public as a legitimate form of education A scientific fact noted by Dr Robert Grange is that machines are structures intelligence designs and that accidents destroy That makes perfect sense doesn t it Yet according to the evolutionary way of thinking machines are intelligent structures created by accident Government schooling is the most radical adventure in history It kills the family by monopolizing the best times of childhood and by

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    25 You have a standard one minute speech to give to store clerks mother in laws and school officials about why you homeschool 26 For your wedding anniversary you decide to splurge and get a color laser printer 27 Talking out loud to yourself is the same as having a parent teacher conference 28 You have a 12 year old a 6 year old and a 2 year old in the same class 29 You take your family vacation in September when the beaches and theme parks are empty 30 You take a suitcase full of books along on your family vacation 31 Your family vacation becomes an extended field trip 32 You can never find your kitchen utensils because they re out in the sandbox 33 Your kitchen doubles as a science lab 34 You are on a first name basis with your local librarian and bookstore owner 35 The UPS driver delivers a box of Scholastic books to your doorstep once a month 36 You re willing to drop what you re doing at a moment s notice to go look something up in a dictionary or encyclopedia 37 You re always looking up the answers to questions such as how does that work or why does it do that 38 You don t get fired for teaching your students about God 39 You learn more from teaching your kids than you did in public school yourself 40 The more your kids learn the less you seem to know Q How does a homeschooler change a light bulb A First mom checks three books on electricity out of the library then the kids make models of light bulbs read a biography of Thomas Edison and do a skit based on his life Next everyone studies the history of lighting methods wrapping up with dipping their own candles Next everyone takes a trip to the store where they compare types of light bulbs as well as prices and figure out how much change they ll get if they buy two bulbs for 1 99 and pay with a five dollar bill On the way home a discussion develops over the history of money and also Abraham Lincoln as his picture is on the five dollar bill Finally after building a homemade ladder out of branches dragged from the woods the light bulb is installed And there is light Author Unknown Real Homeschool Mothers don t eat quiche they don t have time to make it Lord grant me patience but hurry saying seen on a plaque Why Public Schooling Is Better Than Homeschooling Most parents were educated in the underfunded public school system and so are not smart enough to homeschool their own children Children who receive one on one homeschooling will learn more than others giving them an unfair advantage in the marketplace This is undemocratic How can children learn to defend themselves unless they have to fight off bullies on a daily basis Ridicule from other children

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    Kids Links nbsp Teen Links nbsp Home Family nbsp Patriotic Links nbsp Christian Sites nbsp Ministries Charities nbsp LEARNING FOR LIFE nbsp Excerpts nbsp Author Bio nbsp Endorsements nbsp Press nbsp Order Form nbsp PRODUCT CATALOG nbsp Citizens Rule Book nbsp Learning for Life nbsp God Created You nbsp Captain Dad nbsp Abraham Lincoln nbsp The Boy The Man nbsp The Nativity Story nbsp Ebooks Downloads nbsp Toys Games Hobbies nbsp ABOUT US nbsp Family Mission nbsp Homeschool Mission nbsp Statement of Faith nbsp Children The Internet nbsp Contact Comment nbsp Copyright Permissions nbsp Review Guidelines nbsp Favored Merchants nbsp Sponsors Advertisers nbsp Awards Praises nbsp Web Rings nbsp Acknowledgments K I D S P A G E By wisdom a house is built and by understanding it is established and by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches Proverbs 24 3 4 NATIONAL HOMESCHOOL GROUPS ORGANIZATIONS Holt Associates 2380 Massachusetts Avenue Suite 104 Cambridge MA 02140 617 864 3100 Founded by the late educational reformer John Holt one of the fathers of the modern homeschooling movement this organization continues to carry on Holt s philosophy The Moore Foundation Box 1 Camas WA 98607 360 835 5500 800 891 5255 Dr Raymond and Dorothy Moore early childhood experts and advocates of delayed schooling are considered to be among the original leaders of the modern homeschooling movement Home School Legal Defense Association HSLDA P O Box 3000 Purcellville VA 20134 540 338 5600 540 338 2733 fax Founded by Michael P Farris and J Michael Smith in 1983 HSLDA works on the national and state levels to advocate parental freedoms especially in regard to the rights of parents to direct their children s education Annual membership which includes a newsletter and free legal support is 100 with

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    math science music art and literature specializing in a one year curriculum for easily and effectively teaching a Biblical worldview Covenant Home Curriculum 17800 W Capitol Drive Brookfield WI 53045 800 578 2421 414 781 2171 K 12 correspondence school w record keeping services and quarterly tests Creative Home Teaching P O Box 152581 San Diego CA 92195 619 263 8633 Homeschool books and materials detailed product descriptions and index Critical Thinking Books Software P O Box 448 Pacific Grove CA 93950 0448 800 458 4849 Materials to reinforce critical thinking and problem solving skills across the curriculum Design a Study 408 Victoria Avenue Wilmington DE 19804 302 998 3889 Publisher of study guides for language arts science math and social studies The Education Connection P O Box 1417 Tehachapi CA 93581 805 823 8022 Homeschool books supplies detailed product descriptions Educator s Exchange 10755 Midlothian Turnpike Richmond VA 23235 804 794 6994 Buy sell trade used curriculum Internet and mail order sales to home educators all over the world and walk in service at their store in Richmond Virginia Elijah Company 1053 Eldridge Loop Crossville TN 38558 931 456 6284 info 888 235 4524 order 931 456 6384 fax Homeschool supplier offering a wide selection of carefully chosen resources catalog with excellent articles on homeschooling and the Christian family plus helpful teaching tips and advice Essential Learning Products Co 2300 W Fifth Ave P O Box 2590 Columbus OH 43216 2590 614 486 0633 614 487 2272 fax Math and language arts skills practice books ESP Publishers Inc 7163 123rd Circle N Largo FL 34643 800 643 0280 Reproducible basic skills workbooks Excellence in Education Since 1991 serving the needs of homeschooling families and anyone else who wants creative and interesting teaching materials They now offer a catalog of games in addition to their book catalog Family Christian Academy 487 Myatt Drive Madison TN 37115 615 860 3000 800 788 0840 Home education bookstore and catalog w over 2 000 titles Farm Country General Store Route 7 North Fork Road Metanora IL 61548 309 367 2844 info fax 800 551 3276 orders Homeschool supplier with a wide selection of resources at discount prices Five In A Row 14901 Pineview Dr Grandview MO 64030 4509 816 331 5769 Literature based curricula Follett Educational Services Home Education Division 1433 International Parkway Woodbridge IL 60517 800 621 4272 800 638 4424 fax Follett is a supplier of used and refurbished textbooks such as Chicago Math student texts God s World Educational Catalog P O Box 2330 Asheville NC 28802 2330 888 492 2307 info 800 951 2665 orders 800 537 0447 fax Homeschool supplier offering a variety of popular Christian resources in most subject areas including lots of children s literature Greenleaf Press 3761 Highway 109 North Lebanon TN 38558 800 311 1508 Homeschool supplier specializing in history also literature art music creation science and nature study Grove Publishing 16172 Huxley Circle Westminster CA 92683 714 841 1220 714 841 5584 Publishers

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    Demco Box 7488 Madison WI 53707 1 800 356 1200 Free catalog 880 pages of library supplies classification stickers shelf labels bookends storage boxes magazine cases book covers card files book pockets cards book repair supplies bookcases furniture Dorling Kindersley Publishing 375 Hudson St New York NY 10014 800 788 6262 Publisher of critically acclaimed visually stimulating educational books for every member of the family To find a DK Family Learning representative in your area call 800 DKBOOK1 800 352 6651 Dover Publications Inc 31 E 2nd St Mineola NY 11501 3582 Publisher of inexpensive books on a wide variety of interesting topics also hard to find classic reprints music art crafts postcards stickers cut assemble models paper dolls coloring activity books Edmund Scientific 60 Pearce Ave Tonawanda NY 14150 6711 800 728 6999 800 828 3299 fax High quality science products and gifts for educators students hobbyists and families Educational Insights 16941 Keegan Avenue Carson CA 90746 800 933 3277 School supplier and distributor of GeoSafari Electronic Game and other products Educational Materials Associates P O Box 7385 Charlottesville VA 22906 7385 1 888 EMA GAME Educational games posters and maps covering U S and world geography history and more Educators Progress Service 214 Center Street Randolph WI 53956 9983 Publishes listings of free educational videos filmstrips maps posters books curriculum science materials computer programs etc for all grade levels also The Homeschooler s Guide to Free Teaching Aids and The Homeschooler s Guide to Free Videotapes Family Books at Home http familybooksathome com A new division of Penguin Books which has now taken over the at home sales of DK books in the US FUN Books Dept W 1688 Bellhaven Woods Court Pasadena MD 21122 3727 1 888 FUN 7020 Fun products books and games for homeschooling and unschooling anti coloring books fundraisers Great Products formerly JCT Products 1640 Foothill Drive 109 Boulder City NV 89005 1 727 403 2772 Free catalog homeschool t shirts sweatshirts bookbags caps bumper stickers computer software Greathall Productions P O Box 5061 Charlotteville VA 22905 800 477 6234 Publisher of Jim Weiss s award winning storytelling tapes children s classics and folklore Home Training Tools 546 S 18th St W Ste B Billings MT 59102 1 800 860 6272 A complete source for quality science supplies including homeschool science curriculum home science lab supplies home science kits science fair projects microscopes and everything else you need You ll love their low prices personal service and fast delivery Request a free catalog and sign up for their monthly Science Explorations e mail newsletter each of which focuses on one particular science topic and includes Teaching Tips Fabulous Facts Noteworthy Scientists Scientific Speakers Science in the News and featured product highlights Printer friendly archives of past issues can be found on their website KeeCorp Inc info traceeraseboard com 1 888 770 0749 254 770 0911 254 770 0709 fax I saw a display of KeeCorp s Trace Erase Boards the 21st Century Slate Board

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    P O Box 1350 Taylors SC 29687 864 609 5411 864 609 5678 fax Supplier of resources and audiotapes by Dr Ronald and Inge Cannon primarily directed at Christian parenting and equipping teens History Beautiful Feet Books 139 Main Street Sandwich MA 02563 800 889 1978 Russ and Rea Berg publishers offer an elegant catalog appealing Web site and great study guides for history using classic and quality children s literature with a Providential view Cobblestone Publishing 30 Grove Street Peterborough NH 03458 800 821 0115 Publishes several history and culture magazines including Cobblestone American history magazine Greenleaf Press 3761 Highway 109 North Unit D Lebanon TN 37087 615 449 1617 800 311 1508 catalogs and orders History resources and Greenleaf Press study guides with other subject areas as well History Alive Diana Waring P O Box 378 Spearfish SD 57783 605 642 7583 Diana Waring a passionate Christian and popular speaker has produced a great history course Social Studies School Service 10200 Jefferson Boulevard Room 1711 P O Box 802 Culver City CA 90232 0802 800 421 4246 800 944 5432 fax School supplier offering a vast array of resources for high school history cultures government civics and economics courses Advanced Placement resources Language Arts Educators Publishing Service EPS 31 Smith Place Cambridge MA 02138 1000 800 225 5750 Publisher of Explode the Code Wordly Wise and other popular resources ISHA Enterprises P O Box 12520 Scottsdale AZ 85267 480 502 9454 info 800 641 6015 orders 480 502 9456 fax Publisher of Easy Grammar and Daily Grams Total Language Plus P O Box 12622 Olympia WA 98508 360 754 3660 Publisher of a curriculum that teaches thinking and communication skills using literature as a base Literature Five in a Row 14901 Pineview Drive Grandview MO 64030 4509 816 331 5869 Literature based unit study program for early elementary Progeny Press 200 Spring Street Eau Claire WI 54703 3225 877 776 4369 orders 715 833 5261 info 715 836 0105 fax Bible based study guides to the classics and to popular children s literature Math Addison Wesley Route 128 Reading MA 01867 800 358 4566 Distributor of Cuisenaire products Boxer Learning Inc 105 W Main Street Charlottesville VA 22902 800 736 2824 Interactive learning tutorials Chalk Dust Company 11 Sterling Court Sugar Land TX 77479 713 265 2495 Video math courses including algebra algebra II trigonometry precalculus calculus and SAT math review Common Sense Press P O Box 1365 8786 Highway 21 Melrose FL 32666 352 475 5757 352 475 6105 fax Publisher of Grocery Cart Math Dale Seymour Publications Person Learning P O Box 2649 Columbus OH 43216 800 321 3106 800 393 3156 fax School supplier of math resources for elementary level Equals Lawrence Hall of Science University of California Berkeley CA 94720 5200 800 897 5036 510 643 5757 fax Publisher of Family Math Key Curriculum Press 1150 Sixty fifth Street Emeryville CA 94608 800 995 6284 800 541 2442 fax Publishers of Miquon Math and

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    Endorsements nbsp Press nbsp Order Form nbsp PRODUCT CATALOG nbsp Citizens Rule Book nbsp Learning for Life nbsp God Created You nbsp Captain Dad nbsp Abraham Lincoln nbsp The Boy The Man nbsp The Nativity Story nbsp Ebooks Downloads nbsp Toys Games Hobbies nbsp ABOUT US nbsp Family Mission nbsp Homeschool Mission nbsp Statement of Faith nbsp Children The Internet nbsp Contact Comment nbsp Copyright Permissions nbsp Review Guidelines nbsp Favored Merchants nbsp Sponsors Advertisers nbsp Awards Praises nbsp Web Rings nbsp Acknowledgments K I D S P A G E By wisdom a house is built and by understanding it is established and by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches Proverbs 24 3 4 HOMESCHOOL MAGAZINES Growing Without Schooling Holt Associates Inc 2269 Massachusetts Ave Dept BW Cambridge MA 02140 Ideas experiences of parents educators from around the globe No longer being published but back issues are available on their website Home Education Magazine P O Box 1083 Tonasket WA 98855 The premier magazine for the non Christian homeschooler Home Educator s Family Times P O Box 708 Gray ME 04039 America s leading homeschool and family newspaper for educational entrepreneurs Home School Digest Wisdom s Gate P O Box 374 Covert MI 49043 Serious articles inspirational essays with a strong Biblical perspective Home School Enrichment P O Box 163 Pekin IL 61555 0163 An enjoyable easy to read magazine filled with encouraging advice enriching ideas and practical information for homeschool familes Homeschooling Parent 13258 Overlook Court Conroe TX 77302 936 756 2226 A really nice Christian homeschool newspaper available free to support groups Homeschooling Today P O Box 1608 Ft Collins CO 80522 1608 954 962 1930 Ready to use unit studies art literature based material for Christian homeschool families The Link Homeschool

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