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Developing writing naturally, without workbooks, textbooks, and busywork.

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Donna Goff

"My husband, Roger, and I are parents of seven children (four sons and three daughters). We are also grandparents to thirteen grandchildren (three granddaughters and ten grandsons)! We have home educated our children since 1983 and we are still in the trenches." Donna loves to be a wife, mother, and grandmother. She also loves frugality, learning, creativity, living providently, gardening, hiking, creating stained glass murals, oil painting, writing poetry, research, and sharing! BA Art '80. MA Ed. ‘08. Donna is owner and The Homeschool Mommy Mentor at She has presented at dozens of home school conferences in California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Virginia, since 1995. She created the Mentoring Our Own Yahoo Group in 2002. Donna founded a private cyber-school and cottage school / home education hybrid in 2002. In 2009, Donna and her daughters Julia Groves and Jennifer Walton co-founded Princess Academies, which later became Royal Academe, and finally Mentoring Our Own.

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Living Writing
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How to Choose the Perfect HomeSchool Curriculum for your Family
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