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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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Whole-Language Boondoggle

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

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Getting Organized Part 3

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The Charlotte Mason Method

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Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

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Classical Education

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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