Monthly Archives: September 2010

On Living Happily with Less

We see in our own lives that what’s important can’t be measured by dollars alone. Things like good health, supportive relationships, a vital ecosystem as well as economic security. Even the word “wealth” is derived from the Old English term “weal” which means “well-being.” Continue reading

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Waiting For Superman, Really?

Waiting For Superman? Tossing money at charter schools isn’t the answer. Ramping up test scores isn’t the answer. We’re the super heroes today’s kids have been waiting for. Continue reading

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What To Expect From A Load of Crap

Taking charge of our own attitudes. Continue reading

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Six Ways Introduce Fine Arts Using The Happy Idiot Method

Enjoyment-based, jump-right-in way we’ve always gotten comfy with fine arts. Continue reading

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Gathering Fifty Wise Homeschoolers in One Place

Award-winning Home Education Magazine has been published since 1984 by Mark and Helen Hegener and their third-generation homeschooling family. Each issue inspires, informs and invigorates readers.  Of all the magazines our family receives, this is one we keep. The copies are … Continue reading

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