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The Write Perspective: Interviews with Homeschooling Bloggers

Vol. 106, Prg. 31–35
August 29–September 2, 2011

Homeschooling is constantly changing and updating, right along with the families who do it! And many moms have taken to the Web to give their readers a picture of what homeschooling looks like, these days. This week on the program, Mike Farris talks to several bloggers about portraying homeschooling to a wide readership, and how their readers have responded.

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Spreading the Word
A Voice to Millions
Mother in the City
Managing Your Family and Blog
The Benefit of Blogging


Andrea McKenzieAndrea McKenzie
Andrea McKenzie attended Gordon College, receiving a BA in English Language and Literature with a minor in Secondary Education. She has been married to Glenn—handy-man/pastor extraordinaire—for 13 years, and they have four children, ages 11, 9, 7 and 4. Andrea loves to read, cook, garden, is a terrible housekeeper, and writes a bi-weekly column about the homeschooling lifestyle for the Ledyard, Ct., Patch.

Kerry McDonaldKerry McDonald
Kerry has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bowdoin College and a Master’s degree in Education from Harvard University. She is a secular homeschooling mom with three young children. Kerry blogs about urban homeschooling at City Kids Homeschooling. Prior to motherhood, Kerry wrote Your Unique Wedding: Say ‘I Do’ With A Twist.

Heather L. SandersHeather L. Sanders
Heather L. Sanders is mother to three children and has been married to her husband, Jeff, for 17 years. She blogs weekly about homeschooling at ThePioneerWoman.com’s Homeschool blog and on her own blog at www.omsh.com. Heather serves as the vice president of her local homeschool group and teaches writing in the group’s homeschool cooperative.

Danielle BeanDanielle Bean
Danielle Bean, a mother of eight, is editorial director of Faith & Family magazine and www.FaithandFamilyLive.com. She is also author of My Cup of Tea: Musings of a Catholic Mom, Mom to Mom, Day to Day: Advice and Support for Catholic Living, and (with Elizabeth Foss) Small Steps for Catholic Moms: Think. Pray. Act. Every Day. Danielle is available as a speaker on a variety of subjects related to Catholic family life, homeschooling, marriage, and motherhood.

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