There is wide and growing recognition that terms such as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are highly subjective and can be and have been very destructive to children and their families. Using drugs to treat such children often causes more damage. However, these labels and drugs continue to be used and often promoted by classroom [...]

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Helen on November 29th, 2010

The November-December issue features articles on growing up as a homeschooled kid, confessions of a reluctant homeschool mom, experiences with Asperger’s Syndrome, and homeschooling a free spirited child. Mary Nix interviews Free Range Learning author Laura Grace Weldon; Larry and Susan Kaseman write about labeling and drugging kids; Rebecca Rupp explores the wonderful world of [...]

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Helen on November 16th, 2010

As homeschoolers, we need to be informed about daytime curfews for several reasons.
* Although only a few communities have enacted curfews so far, the number is increasing.
* Curfews undermine everyone’s basic freedoms.
* Our efforts to oppose curfews are much more likely to be effective if we act now, before curfews are proposed in our [...]

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Helen on November 14th, 2010

Homeschooling records serve two separate and very different purposes. One is to meet our family’s personal needs and wishes. Personal records include whatever we want to remember. They show how homeschooling is working for our family, help us learn to trust our children and ourselves, offer reassurance and perspective when we have doubts, and provide [...]

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Helen on November 10th, 2010

Looking for a great Christmas gift for a homeschooling friend? The HEM Back Issue Sale offers six-issue packages for only $15.00 each postpaid, which saves $11.00 off the regular price!
Every issue of Home Education Magazine includes several feature articles, an interview, and our delightful columnists writing about what it’s like to be a homeschooling [...]

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Helen on November 4th, 2010

There is wide and growing recognition that terms such as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are highly subjective and can be and have been very destructive to children and their families. Using drugs to treat such children often causes more damage. However, these labels and drugs continue to be used and often promoted by classroom [...]

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