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Mary Biever

Mary Biever


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Mary Biever and her husband, Richard, homeschool their two children and run a home-based computer graphics business, The Copper Lion, Inc. In her spare time, Mary writes encouragement essays for the website Crosswalk and her own site, www.marybiever.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Mary Biever

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fairgrounds What one mom learned from 4-H.

Ten Minutes to Change a Life Lessons learned from living through two disasters.

Singing a New Song Practice makes perfect, but it doesn't help you love the music.

Summer Sensations Homeschooling and the summer; Doing nothing creatively.

Simple (and Unexpected) Pleasures The unexpected day-to-day pleasures of homeschooling.

Christmas Lights How a disaster ended in thanksgiving.

Going Crazy With Outside Activities When socialization destroys relaxation.

I... Robots?

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