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She has given talks and workshops on a wide variety of educational and spiritual topics at homeschool conferences in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky and Tennessee. She did a webinar on "Choosing Worthwhile Homeschool Materials" for Homeschool Connections (which can be viewed through this page).
She contributes to mater et magistra magazine and has an essay entitled "Apologetics: Sacraments, Service and Study" in A Catholic Homeschool Companion (Sophia Institute Press).
She and her husband, John Van Hecke, homeschool their six children who range in age from 6 to 17.
Alicia's personal blog: Chez VH
Listen for her "Love2learn Moments" daily on Relevant Radio in Milwaukee.
Favorite Authors: (in no particular order) Pope Benedict XVI, Pope John Paul II, G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, William Shakespeare, Fr. James Schall, S.J., Hilda Van Stockum, C.S. Lewis, St. Athanasius, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Homer, Rumer Godden, Frank Sheed, Fr. Thomas Dubay, Barbara Cooney, Evelyn Waugh, St. Thomas Aquinas, Tomie de Paola, Jane Austen You can contact her by e-mailing love2learnmom at gmail dot com.
|Blaze and the Lost Quarry|
|The Little Bear Treasury|
Else Holmelund Minarik
|The Assisi Underground|
|A Long Way from Welcome: A Mystery in Paris|
|My Name is America: The Journal of Ben Uchida|
|The Weka-Feather Cloak: A New Zealand Fantasy|
|The Scarlet and the Black|
|The Borrowed House|
Hilda van Stockum
|My Heart Lies South: The Story of My Mexican Marriage (Young People's Edition)|
Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
|Escape from Warsaw|
|Saving Private Ryan|
|The Winged Watchman|
Hilda Van Stockum
Rev. Neil Boyton, S.J.
|Life is Beautiful|
|When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit|
|J.R.R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created the Lord of the Rings|
|Secret Agents Four|
Donald J. Sobol
|Enemy Brothers: A Story of World War II|
|Happy Times in Noisy Village|
|Along the Paths of the Gospel Series|
|The Small War of Sergeant Donkey|