The Home School Court Report
Vol. XXIV
No. 1
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January/February
2008

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Books

  • A Mom Just Like You by Vickie and Jayme Farris (B&H Publishing Group, 2002)
  • A mother of 10 teams up with her adult daughter to share wisdom, encouragement, and lessons learned in their homeschool. Available from the HSLDA online bookstore.
  • Help! I'm a Maxed-Out Mom by Linda Weber (Tyndale House Publishers, 2007)
  • Encouragement and tips for busy mothers. Available from www.amazon.com.*
  • Home Education 101: A Mentoring Program for New Homeschoolers—A Mentor’s Manual and Parent Workbook by Vicki Bentley (Vicki Bentley, 2006)
  • Topics from choosing curriculum to testing. Designed for small groups of two or more. Available from www.everydayhomemaking.com/homeed101.html.
  • Homeschooling at the Speed of Life by Marilyn Rockett (B&H, 2007)
  • Step-by-step solutions to maintaining order in your home and life. Available from www.amazon.com.*
  • Mothering Upstream by Virelle Kidder (Victor Books, 1990)
  • Encouragement and help for mothers. Available from www .amazon.com.*
Audio Encouragement

Audio Encouragement

  • Seminar presentations by Becky Cooke and Diane Kummer
  • The following recordings are available for purchase from the Massachusetts Homeschool Organization of Parent Educators.

    1) “Avoiding Transcript Trauma: Triage for HS Records & Documents”

    2) “Course Options to Diversify Your High School Program”

    3) “Developing a Plan for High School: Sample 4-Year Plans”

    4) “Homeschooling the College Bound: Navigate the Road to Admission”**

    5) “It’s Off to Work We Go! Home- schooling for the Marketplace, Home & Military”**

    6) “Wind for Your Sails: Encourage- ment for Teaching High School”

  • Audio podcasts by Wade and Jessica Hulcy
  • Download speeches from these veteran homeschooling parents and trained educators on topics from building stronger family relationships to teaching struggling learners. Available for purchase at www2.homeschoolmentor.com/osc.
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Organizations

  • Homeschooling Family to Family
  • A mentorship organization that connects Christian homeschooling families with families just starting to homeschool or with families considering home education.

* To donate a percentage of your Amazon.com purchase to the Home School Foundation, go to www.hslda .org/clicks4hs, click on Amazon.com, and place your order.

** Also available for purchase from the Northern Virginia Home Education Conference at www.hslda.org/HSseminar2.