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Excited about Getting Started: An Interview with Vicki Bentley

Vol. 106, Prg. 6–10
July 25–29, 2011

Sometimes the hardest part of any job is its beginning. Join us this week on Home School Heartbeat as HSLDA Early Years Consultant Vicki Bentley shares what she’s learned about organizing school and motivating kids and homeschooling parents to go through the school year with a smile on their faces!

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Reverse Syllabus Shock
Tackling the Hard Ones
Generate Enthusiasm
Expecting Real Life
Start Keeping On


Vicki Bentley
Vicki Bentley is the mother of eight daughters, foster mom of over 50, and grandma to 15 wonderful grandbabies (so far). Vicki has homeschooled 17 children since 1988, alongside her husband Jim, and led a local support group of over 250 families for 14 years. She has served on the executive board and convention committee of the Home Educators Association of Virginia and has addressed state and national conventions, university teacher organizations, and many mothers’ groups. She is the author of My Homeschool Planner, Everyday Cooking, The Everyday Family Chore System, Home Education 101: A Mentoring Program for New Homeschoolers, High School 101: Blueprint for Success, and other homeschool and homemaking helps. Vicki has a heart for moms, with strong, practical wisdom and encouraging words.

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