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Kristen West McGuire

Kristen West McGuire


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Kristen West McGuire and her husband, Daniel, homeschool their brood in Milwaukee, WI. Kristen has written many articles for Catholic periodicals and a book, The Glory to be Revealed in You: A Spiritual Companion to Pregnancy, published by Alba House in 1998.


Homeschooling Articles by Kristen West McGuire

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Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

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