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Unlearning to Learn about Learning

Unlearning to Learn about Learning

Unlearning (to Learn about Learning) By Linda Dobson Even if you haven't specifically studied education, you've learned a lot about learning over the years. Remember how we create a habit by engaging in an activity so long and so often that we begin to do it automatically? Well, the way we parents think about learning has become, for the most [...]

Parent at the Helm May Book Giveaway Winners

Parent at the Helm May Book Giveaway Winners

We've Got Winners! Who Won the TWO May Book Giveaways? It's time for congratulations to the two lucky winners of books in Parent at the Helm's May Book Giveaway. First, the winner of a copy of Barbara Blake Hannah's Home: The First School is Liz (no last name given). I will be sending Liz an e-mail to find out how she would like her copy [...]

Sharing Life’s Best Lessons By Shay Seaborne

Sharing Life’s Best Lessons By Shay Seaborne

By Shay Seaborne Dinners together with my children offer time for lively discussion, stories, and talking about our days. They often like to hear what went on at the office, and that’s how they learned about Craig*—a cop who works in my building. He is very strange. People often wonder what's wrong with Craig. Each day I go to Craig’s [...]

Virginia Homeschoolers Conference or Bust!

Virginia Homeschoolers Conference or Bust!

On Thursday, the weather was terrible. Still, the awful buzzing of the emergency weather radio came as a surprise, as did its tornado warnings. With a last minute rush to find a hotel room in Tampa (one I wish I hadn’t found), our trip to Richmond, Virginia for the Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers annual conference on Saturday began about [...]

Nestlings to Fledglings: A Life Lesson for Homeschoolers By Shay Seaborne

Nestlings to Fledglings: A Life Lesson for Homeschoolers By Shay Seaborne

By Shay Seaborne One warm afternoon in late May a few years ago, the last of the baby robins fledged from the nest above our patio. The fourth nestling was a bit smaller than its siblings, and it took a few days longer for him/her to leave. It seems part of its decision to hang in there was based on the fact that, with the other birds gone, [...]

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