The Homeschool Myth--Rejected! 
In spite of continuing homeschool myths--such as lower quality of education or lack of socialization--homeschooling is more popular than ever, and the trend is only increasing. 
 
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From Our Magazine: How do I know if what I'm doing is right? 
What if your child doesn't want to be homeschooled? How do you know if you've made the right choice? HEAV Director Yvonne Bunn addresses this difficult topic in the latest issue of The
 Virginia Home Educator.



LeaderLife
LeaderLife! In It to Win It: Victorious Leadership 
You don't have to be perfect to be a strong leader! In fact, it's BETTER when things don't go as planned. With a quirky game show theme, this year's LeaderLife! leadership conference features homeschool champions Tara Bentley, Nancy Manos, and Jim Mason. Bring the team for a weekend of bonding and encouragement!


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MOM'S CORNER
Mom_s Corner
  
1.1 Article: "How Can You Improve Your Marriage in 2017?"
1.2 Family Emergency Binder
1.3 12 Habits of Highly Productive People
 
 
HOMESCHOOL CLASSROOM
Preschool & Kindergarten
Elementary & Middle School 
2.1 Deconstructing Valentines 
2.2 Rhyme Time Game Boards
2.3 Valentine Heart Weaving 
2.4 Vocabulary Games

2.5 Public Speaking for Beginners
2.6 Music - Sight Reading
AROUND THE STATE

3.1 Black History Heroes, Soldiers, and Spies - North Chesterfield - February 11, Pre-registration Required
3.2 Meet Dr. King - Richmond - February 11, Pre-registration Required
3.3 Society of Women Engineers Richmond Section Scholarship - Application Deadline Is March 1
3.4 Northern Virginia Homeschool Athletics Association Homeschool Track Registration - Spring Seasons Open In March
3.5 Introduction to Wrestling Clinic - Sterling - March 18        
3.6 Northern Virginia Homeschool Athletics Association Homeschool Wrestling Registration - Season Begins March 27
3.7 Earth Day Upcycle - Manassas - Registration Deadline Is April 19
HOMESCHOOL DAYS


Henricus
Nauticus
Agecroft
Thursday, February 16 
Thursday, February 16
Friday, February 17
VERSE OF THE WEEK
"Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God."
1 John 4:7 (KJV)
HOMESCHOOL Q&A
Attitudes in Homeschooling
How to deal with work not getting done or done poorly? How to deal with your own lack of motivation? And most importantly, how to instill godly character? Check out these panelists' practical answers to these questions and more.
 
What needs to go into a homeschool transcript?
See last week's live Q&A above, then tune in to our Facebook page TONIGHT at 8:30 p.m. as Yvonne Bunn answers questions about this year's legislative session! 
Adam Andrews
Meet the Speaker: Adam Andrews 
Homeschool dad and director of the Center for Literary Education, Adam Andrews digs into literature to find deeper themes and meanings hidden beneath the stories. His fun and vibrant teaching style will engage both students and teachers.
MUSIC COMPETITION

FUN. ENGAGING. EDUCATIONAL.
SIGN UP NOW at the reduced price of just $4.95 before the price goes up on Friday, February 10!
 CASH PRIZES. INSCRIBED PLAQUE. MORE! Applications are being accepted for HEAV's Fourth Annual Music Competition at the convention! 
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