Serving Texas Home Schoolers for 25 Years! 

June 19, 2012  

Attention: Dallas/Ft. Worth Home Schoolers, We Need You!


Your Appearance Is Requested!


FOR: Jim Loose, home school dad who lost his daughter for three years due to unjust rulings.


WHY?  Jim is scheduled to be back in court, and the grandparents' attorneys seemingly want a reversal of the jury's ruling that finally brought Jim's daughter back home with him.


WHEN?  June 25 and 26, 8:00 a.m.


WHERE?  Ft. Worth Family Law Center

                  Judge Randy Catterton, 231st District Court  


YOUR JOB?  A respectful showing of the home school community to send a message that home schoolers support Jim Loose and an even larger message that home schoolers will not tolerate judges who unjustly take children from their parents!


Your presence will make a positive statement that home schoolers do not take abuse of parental rights lightly!

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  • Use it to e-Register your family for convention today through August 1st!  Why wait to register on-site when you can register from the comfort of home?

Add-On some fun to your Convention vacation...
  • Beat the crowds and attend 4 one-of-a-kind workshops on Child Training, Thursday, August 2 - Before convention even begins.
  • Grab your girlfriends for an evening out and learn how God uses our weaknesses and limitations as home schooling mothers.  Fellowship never tasted so sweet!  Encouragement by Chocolate with Zan Tyler Friday, August 2 - Get your tickets today!
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Help your 7-12 year olds improve their communication skills and increase self-confidence!

Home School Author Named FinalistGrowing up the fourth of six sons in the tiny community of Ben Franklin, Texas, Michael's home education afforded him the opportunity for individualized studies more suited to his personal interests. He discovered his love for words at a young age while completing a Wordsmith program and began writing The Dark Legion at age fourteen. Michael is continuing his research and work to complete the trilogy.

Michael was recently honored as a finalist in the Indie Excellence awards under the category of Fantasy.

Congratulations, Michael!
See more success stories of Texas home schoolers.

Home School Student Named Indie Book Awards Finalist


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An American mother is giving hope to thousands of British families worried by a chronic lack of school places by revealing how children can be taught at home. Laura Huber has written a step-by-step guide on how to give children a perfect education outside conventional schooling.


Thirteen years ago, frustrated by the overcrowded, dangerous and often outdated schools in her area, Laura decided she had no choice but to home-educate her three young children.


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A Merry Heart Doeth Good


THSC Southwest Convention and Family Conference 2012 Interviews - 3 of 4
Tips from Home School Veterans


The THSC Southwest Convention & Family Conference, August 2-4, is an opportunity for fathers to encourage their wives in the home school journey. Why not make it a vacation and add a little fuel to the home school tank? The rewards are priceless!


Do you have a funny, home school-related anecdote you'd like to share? We'd love to publish it (limit of 750 characters)! Please include your name and where you live and mail it to THSC.



I spent most of my time last week in Fort Worth at the Republican State Convention. There were several significant things that impressed me. First, there were a lot of home schoolers in attendance as delegates, alternates, and pages. One estimate was that more than half of the teen pages were home school students.


I talked to a number of old and new friends and was told more than once that people had become involved in the political process in order to protect parental rights and their freedom to homeschool. In fact, that was a common and recurring theme. One young person told me that she had been to THSC Capitol Days, that it had "changed her life," and that it was the beginning of her education about "good citizenship."

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So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. Do not cause anyone to stumble, whether Jews, Greeks or the church of God, even as I try to please everybody in every way. For I am not seeking my own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved.
I Corinthians 10:31 
In This Issue

We Need Your Help

Convention Registration is Easy

Congratulations Indie Excellence Award Finalist

Have Fun and Be Fit

Homeschooling is
as Easy as ABC!

A Merry Heart Doeth Good

Home Schoolers at RPT Convention

Give Him Your Heart

Come to the Convention!
Child Training Seminar Tickets Now On Sale!

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~ Dr. Voddie Baucham 


� May 2012


"These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart." DEUTERONOMY 6:6


A proper understanding of biblical love is the foundation upon which a child's spiritual life is built. However, that foundation is only the first step. If biblical love is the foundation, a biblical worldview is the frame. It is imperative that we prepare children to think biblically. A child without a biblical worldview is like a ballplayer without a playbook. He may have spectacular abilities that will allow him to make the occasional jaw-dropping play, but more often than not he will end up in the wrong place at the wrong time, and worse, not knowing how he got there or how to get back.


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