What Joy Hakim Learned From Us

If you weren’t lucky enough to be in the Question & Answer session at the VaHomeschoolers conference with Joy Hakim, you missed out on a really stimulating and thoughtful session. Ms. Hakim listened and pondered each question and was engaging and forthright with all of her answers. It was such a privilege to listen and [...]

VaHomeschoolers Marketplace: A New Service From VaHomeschoolers!

When it comes to curriculum and other educational materials and services for our kids, homeschoolers love to shop! But we all work hard to stretch our families’ dollars as far as possible, so we often look for quite a while and compare various options before we are ready to make a purchase. VaHomeschoolers’ Marketplace is [...]

Bridgestone Americas Safety Scholars Video Contest

The fifth annual Bridgestone Americas Safety Scholars Video Contest going on now through May 13, 2011.

The Bridgestone Americas Safety Scholars Video Contest is a great way for students ages 16-21 to have fun, be creative and win money for college, all at the same time.

It’s easy to enter. Just make a short [...]

Plenty of Henty

Don’t you think that free things are wonderful? I sure do. That’s why I was stunned and amazed by this opportunity to get a lot of G.A. Henty‘s books for free. I don’t know about you, but my son and I beat a hasty path to the door of our library every other week. [...]

DVR Alert!

Last night PBS began running their critically acclaimed Ken Burn’s series, The Civil War. It will run until April 7th every evening this week from 8:00 until 10:00.

If you didn’t get to see the first episode in the series, don’t fret, it’s being rebroadcast at 4:00am, right after the rebroadcast of tonight’s episode. [...]

Confessions of a Former Conference-phobe

Joy Hakim, author of The Story of Science and A History of Us book series, was the keynote speaker at the 2011 VaHomeschoolers Conference and Resource Fair.

It’s funny how inadequacies and misunderstandings can interfere with normal progressions in your life. Take me, for instance. I have avoided many things in my life because [...]