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College by 12: An Interview with Kip and Mona Lisa Harding

Vol. 117, Prg. 51–55
November 11–15, 2013

Having your kids start college by age 12 may seem like an impossible goal, and yet, one family did it! Join Mike Smith and his guests, Kip and Mona Lisa Harding, as they share their methods on this week’s Home School Heartbeat.

“Look at your child . . . and if they seem ready, don’t hold them back.”—Mona Lisa Harding

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The Story
A Simple Formula
The Basics
Running from the Start
Called to Homeschool
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Kip and Mona Lisa Harding

“I am Kip, the Dad. I am a visionary. I am very, very optimistic. I am a family man. I trust in the promises of God. I enjoy the simple things in life. I am passionate about motivational speaking and education. I have a great interest in inventing and am always trying to think about the next new thing that could make things easier and quicker.”

“I am Mona Lisa, the mom. I struggle to be organized. I think I have OCD but all of these kids keep me balanced. I try so hard to keep lists to make sure I get everything done, but I am forced to let things go. I do get stressed, but I have to talk myself out of it. I am passionate about seeing my kids succeed. I am passionate about my marriage. I know that if my marriage is strong, my kids will grow up feeling safe and secure no matter what comes at us. Kip and I were high school sweethearts. We have been married 26 years and started homeschooling in 1997.”

You can visit Kip and Mona Lisa Harding's website at www.collegebytwelve.com.

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Would you like to learn more about how Kip and Mona Lisa Harding prepared their children to go to college by 12 years old? Pre-order a copy of their book The Brainy Bunch: The Harding Family’s Method to College by Age Twelve by clicking the link above.

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