GA HB 39: Georgia Homeschooling Law Changes Beginning 2012 / 2013 School Year

{How to Homeschool in Georgia} Since the deadline for submitting a Declaration of Intent to Homeschool is September 1st, I thought I would repost this column I wrote earlier in the summer.  Last night I submitted our Declaration of Intent to Homeschool on the Georgia Dept. of Education's website, and it could not have been … Continue reading GA HB 39: Georgia Homeschooling Law Changes Beginning 2012 / 2013 School Year

Happy Birthday Six-year-old

Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on August 22, 2012. In a few days TODAY the “five-year-old” becomes the “six-year-old.”  In a flash he has grown taller, more able-bodied, and smarter.  And if those first two sentences sound familiar, that means you read my column last week. (Thanks!)  Yes, my two boys birthdays are one … Continue reading Happy Birthday Six-year-old

Happy Birthday Three-year-old

Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on August 16, 2012. In a few days TODAY the “two-year-old” becomes the “three-year-old!”  In a flash he has grown taller, more able-bodied, and smarter.  When my eldest was this age, I thought this must be the cutest and most frustrating age of young children.  My youngest is not … Continue reading Happy Birthday Three-year-old

Worthy Reads and Blog Business

It's been a busy summer, and Worthy Reads is long overdue.  I'm sure I've missed a few worthy reads too, so if you have any interesting articles about homeschooling, education, parenting, storytelling, or something else you know I should read, please leave them in the comments!  Below are my Worthy Reads. (Keep in mind that … Continue reading Worthy Reads and Blog Business

The Museum of Science and Industry

Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on August 8, 2012.  You can view it on the newspaper's website by clicking here.  Attention Homeschoolers: You might find useful information for your home education program on this museum's website! Since my family and I made a trip to Chicago to help celebrate my in-laws 50th anniversary, … Continue reading The Museum of Science and Industry