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Excited about Getting Started: An Interview with Vicki Bentley

Vol. 116, Prg. 11–15
June 10–14, 2013

Wondering how to tackle the upcoming school year? Join us this week on Home School Heartbeat as HSLDA Early Years Consultant Vicki Bentley shares what she’s learned about organizing school and motivating kids to go through the year with a smile on their faces!

“Parents, be excited about being with your children as they learn, because your enthusiasm can rub off on them.”—Vicki Bentley

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Reverse Syllabus Shock
Tackling the Hard Ones
Generate Enthusiasm
Expecting Real Life
Start Keeping On
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Vicki Bentley

Mother of eight daughters, foster mom of over 50, and grandma to 14 wonderful grandbabies (so far), Vicki Bentley has homeschooled 17 children since 1988, with the strong undergirding of her husband Jim. In addition, she led a local support group of over 250 families for 14 years and served on the executive board and convention committee of the Home Educators Association of Virginia. Vicki has addressed state and national conventions, university teacher organizations and many mothers' groups. She is the author of My Homeschool Planner, Everyday Cooking, The Everyday Family Chore System, Home Education 101: A Mentoring Program for New Homeschoolers, High School 101: Blueprint for Success, and other homeschooling and homemaking helps. Vicki has a heart for moms and brings strong practical wisdom and encouraging words as she coordinates HSLDA’s Early Years program.

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