Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :

Marian Kester Coombs


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Marian Kester Coombs is a freelance writer, part-time tutor, and mother of two daughters at home in Crofton, Maryland. Her husband Francis is managing editor of The Washington Times. Her B.A. degree is in history and art history. She has written on many subjects, primarily cultural, since she was in high school.


Homeschooling Articles by Marian Kester Coombs

How to Not Raise a Slacker Kid One of my favorite writers, Marian Kester Coombs, explains why kids today often want to be slackers instead of scholars, and what we can do about it.

University of Nebraska High School
Free Email Newsletter!
Sign up to receive our free email newsletter, and up to three special offers from homeschool providers every week.

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

          
Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
Copyright ©1993-2019 Home Life, Inc.