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Ginny Seuffert

Ginny Seuffert

Author Bio and Books

Author Bio and Books

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Virginia Seuffert lectured, debated, and authored articles on behalf of the pro-life movement in her native New York. After moving to the Chicago area, she switched her focus to strengthening Catholic family life, especially through home schooling. She has appeared on EWTN, is a regular guest on Relevant Radio, lectures at Catholic family conferences all over the United States, and writes articles for both print and electronic media. She has received a first place award from the Illinois Press Association for opinion writing.

My Books

10 Essentials for Teaching Your Pre-Schooler at Home
Home Management Essentials
M-FMBK-8125184

Below is a list of her articles, the most recent first.

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The Goldilocks Factor

At Seton we are often asked how many hours the actual schoolwork should take. The home school literature is brimming with advice on this very subject. I read once that ...

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Happy and Healthy

In the constant battle home school parents wage to keeps our students alert and motivated, we should recall that scientific evidence has demonstrated again and again that children who eat ...

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Using Seton for High School

This column is intended to support and encourage Seton parents by giving practical tips based on my own two- decade experience home schooling with the Seton program. Occasionally, my spirit ...

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Helps for High School

Last month’s column talked about the importance of perseverance from a spiritual point of view. This month, we will tackle more practical concerns. Here are some real questions and my ...

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Making Ends Meet

Leaving my family on weekends during the spring and summer home school conference season is tough, but it affords me a unique opportunity to meet you—homeschooling parents—and to learn firsthand ...

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Gender and Homeschooling

Figures released by the United States Department of Education show the changing face of home education in the country. One attention-grabbing statistic shows the number of home-schooled children in the ...

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Convincing Your Spouse

These trying economic times may have a bright side. As more parents worry about meeting the mortgage and putting food on the table, Catholic school tuition (averaging $3,500 per year in elementary school and over $10,000 for high school) often becomes an impossible expense.

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It’s Nice to Share

To steal a phrase from Charles Dickens, for the Catholic Church the beginning of the Third Millennium is the best of times and the worst of times. On one hand, ...

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Love of Learning

In the mid twentieth century, John Holt attempted to popularize a method of home education, called un-schooling, which calls for parents to provide a rich environment in the home which ...

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Hitting Your Stride

October is here and most of us have settled into our home schooling year. Let’s face it, more than a few are already feeling overwhelmed, and even veteran moms see ...

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Starting Out

Most of you have already begun your school year, and first-timers may be discovering that home education is not quite what was anticipated. So many articles you read online spoke ...

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Responding to Inquiries

Many parents were alarmed by the recent news from California when the Court of Appeals decided on February 28, 2008 to declare homeschooling illegal in California unless the parent is ...

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Heroic Charity

When the pagans looked at the early Christians, they marveled, “See how they love one another.” During His time among men, Our Blessed Lord taught us to love God and ...

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Answering Relatives

The following article is based on Ginny Seuffert’s column ‘Answering Relatives’. One of the difficulties we home schooling parents, and students, face is remarks by relatives who do not understand ...

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