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A New Year, A New Decade, A New Look for Parent at the Helm!

If it seemed a bit quiet here yesterday, that’s because we’ve been hard at work preparing a new presentation of the information and news of vital importance to parents and caretakers of school-aged children. As they say, we hope you’ll pardon our dust. Right now we anticipate going live tomorrow or Monday (keep your fingers and toes [...]

FL Homeschool Numbers growing fast

From a post in this morning's Orlando Sentinel: Homeschooling continues to grow in Florida, says this report, compiled in October.  What I found a little   surprising is that homeschooling numbers are growing faster than they’ve grown in years. Last school year, 60,913 kids studied at home — an increase of almost 8 percent over the [...]

On Homeschooling and Reading with the Early Years Child

"The methods used are as individual as fingerprints. Once ready, homeschooled children learn to read at age 3 - or thirteen. They learn to read in one hour - or over the course of three years. They use workbooks - or comic books. They begin with easy readers - or Dad's Louis L'Amour novels. Their preparedness includes phonics or whole [...]

Grandma Linda’s New Year Message

I’ve been pondering a New Year message for all of the Parents at the Helm for about a week now. The most important thing I have to say is thank you so very very much for your early and generous support of our new effort. It’s our greatest wish that you share word of this effort with every parent you know, inclined toward homeschooling or not, [...]

Grandma at the Helm, Only One Day Late

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret. --Ralph Waldo Emerson

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