This article originally appeared in the November/December 2008 issue of Voice Magazine. Don’t miss Parrish when she speaks at the 2016 VaHomeschoolers Conference & Resource Fair on April 1 & 2, 2016.
Parrish Mort, Cartersville
Much can be learned in play that will afterwards be of [...]
Submission by Adrienne Rivetti Jense
When your oldest child is only in preschool or kindergarten, navigating the social waters of the homeschooling community can be rather intimidating. Never mind the fact that you don’t have any “real” experience with this homeschooling thing, but can you really, legitimately even call yourself a “homeschooler” yet? Not only [...]
A recent report on Virginia’s Religious Exemption (RE) option by a University of Virginia law professor and his students is making headlines. UVA’s Child Advocacy Clinic on September 11 released the report by Professor Andrew Block, which examines the unique nature of Virginia’s RE and questions whether children under the RE are receiving an education. [...]
You know that feeling you get when you cook a healthy, delicious meal from scratch and your whole family loves it? Or when you choose the perfect gift for your mom – the thing she didn’t even know she wanted, but that brings a huge smile to her face? Or when you coordinate a fascinating [...]
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 [...]
Reflections on Homeschooling
VaHomeschoolers is pleased to introduce our new series, Reflections on Homeschooling where homeschoolers from across Virginia share musings on their personal homeschooling journey.
What a summer so far! One of the best we’ve had in years. When it’s not been so hot that we’re swimming in the pool, the sunny skies [...]