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Shelley Noonan

Shelley Noonan


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Shelley Noonan is a homeschool veteran, popular conference speaker and co-author of four books including The Companion Guide to Beautiful Girlhood. Visit her online at PumpkinSeedPress.net.


Homeschooling Articles by Shelley Noonan

Five Ways to Beat the Mid-Winter Blues Five ways to beat the blues during the short days of winter.

Homeschooled Boy Meets World Does homeschooling prepare kids for the "real world"? Check this out!

Life's Simple Pleasures The best summer activities are often the simplest.

Afternoon Tea Tea time warms the heart and a family home.

Ease into the Best Homeschool Year Ever How to make the transition from summer to homeschool easier for your students

The Privelege of Giving Christmas is not about the joy of getting, but of giving.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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AP Courses At Home

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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