Parents who home-school can try before they buy
GEORGETOWN — For many parents who home-school their children, it’s just the way it goes.
High-gloss books or impressively packaged curricula may catch the eye at a home-school book fair. Or the book synopsis may sound promising.
However, after trying to work the material into daily lessons for the child, the parent realizes it’s not for them. It’s not only frustrating; it’s a waste of money.
JoAnn Nolte hopes to change all that. After years of buying books and materials she didn’t use and trading materials with fellow stay-at-home moms, Nolte decided there was a need for a home-school lending library.
So she started one out of her Georgetown garage last year. Read more…