Extinct in Alaska

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The social media age has caused yet another victim to be added to the “Endangered Species” list: the confident, competent communicator. Reading any news article, blog post, or other online article exposes the sheer ineptitude of most authors and journalists today. Sadly, gone are the Hemmingway’s, Poe’s, and Dicken’s of …

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‘Tis the “Sneezon”

It’s that time of year again! Pumpkin pies, cornucopia, Pilgrims, turkeys, fall colors; and something unpleasant that can dominate and throw a wrench into the best, most well-oiled gears: cold and flu season. Having a large family means we end up being exposed to more stuff, more often. Whether it’s …

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Home School Alaska – Part 3

When I was in my teens, I used to peruse house plans books and drool over the different floor plans. I would circle the aspects I liked and put a big “X” through the ones that didn’t appeal to me. I was always dreaming of just how my “dream home” …

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Home School Alaska – Part 2

In Part 1, we discussed Alaska’s homeschool law and the importance of knowing the law. We also discussed the importance and value of national organizations such as HSLDA. Once you are familiar with the law, the next step is to connect with your state homeschooling group(s) and any local homeschooling …

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Home School Alaska

I have a passion for homeschooling. Anyone that is familiar with Alaska knows that there are two options for homeschooling here and my passion lies with private homeschooling. As a local homeschooling group leader and private homeschooling mom that has already graduated two children, along with all of the work …

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