The Virginia Home Educator

The Virginia Home Educator is a print–and now digital–magazine, published quarterly by HEAV, and distributed free as a service to Virginia homeschoolers.

In This Issue:

50th Anniversary Issue!

Viewing your situation—and the world—from another perspective is both enlightening and energizing! Check out the great articles, along with information on the Calm Parenting University with Kirk Martin, co-sponsored by HEAV and Home Educators at Grove—as well as convention info, the social media page, “from the editor,” and more.

This is issue marks magazine editor Mary Kay Smith’s 50th edition of the Virginia Home Educator!



“The Beat of a Different Drummer” – Kirk Martin

“Journeying to a Lifelong Love” – Gary Thomas

“I Gave Up Trying to Be a Perfect Mom” – Crystal Paine

“Homeschool Minutemen—Are You Ready For the Battle?” – Katrina L. Hoeft


The Social Media Page

From the Editor


Our Thanks

Thanks to our many fine advertisers, we are now able to bring you The Virginia Home Educator in a digital form. Please support these advertisers every chance you get—and let them know you appreciate their support of HEAV and homeschooling in Virginia!


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