The May-June 2011 issue includes an interview with writer and grown unschooler Kate Fridkis, who recently received her Master’s degree from Columbia, writes for The Huffington Post, and blogs at Eat the Damn Cake about body image, unschooling, and being a young woman in the city. Also in this issue: Lyn Riverstone describes how to [...]

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The May-June 2011 issue features an interview with Kate Fridkis, a grown unschooler who writes for The Huffington Post, and blogs at Eat the Damn Cake. Kate will be joining the HEM staff as a columnist with our July-August issue! From the interview with Kate: “My family. Y’know, they’re weird and normal and opinionated and [...]

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HEM’s Questions & Answers - July-August 2011 Socialization for Special Needs Child I am heartsick. We’ve effectively been banned from the large homeschool activity group we belong to. They’ve instituted ‘behavior guidelines’ which are designed to restrict membership to normal children. I have a neurologically healthy daughter and a son with Aspberger’s. We’ve tried going [...]

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HEM’s Questions & Answers - July-August 2011 Suited for Unschooling? My husband and I always planned to unschool when we had kids, but now that I’m a new mother I don’t know if I’m suited for it. Everything I read talks about lively group events and getting out to do things. I am a shy [...]

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The March-April 2011 issue of Home Education Magazine includes an interview with Dr. Thomas Armstrong, author of “In Their Own Way,” “The Myth of the A.D.D. Child,” and other books and videos. An in-depth discussion of the practice of labeling children, learning disabilities, and more. Also in this issue you’ll find several feature articles on [...]

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HEM’s Questions & Answers - May-June 2011 Child Protective Services and Educational Neglect I received a call from our county child protective service saying we had been reported as neglecting our 6 and 9 year old children. I asked exactly what kind of neglect. I was told that it wasn’t physical and that the person [...]

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