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- Marty Layne -
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My children learned at home in the 80's and 90's. In the process of being a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I learned as much as my children. So, I wrote a book to answer people's questions about homeschooling Learning At Home: A Mother's Guide To Homeschooling, now in its third edition.

Inviting Children To Write - a 15 page PDF Book
filled with ideas to jump start creativity.  Help the children in your life find the joy of written expression!

Autumn Stories - a children's book illustrated with needle felted art    

Little Dolls a book of patterns and instructions in PDF format (download only)

Brighten the Day songs to celebrate the seasons Family music Cd or MP3 download

Author page has links to some of the articles I've written over the years.

autumn stories

Little Dolls
Inviting Children to Write

Needle Felted Snow People for the 2016 Fundraiser for the Mustard Seed Food Bank

Snow people


In the past I've offered parenting, homeschooling/unschooling workshops, and keynotes at conferences and various needle felting workshops in the Victoria, BC area. Please contact me
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Comments about workshops

"If you're looking for a conference speaker, you can't do better than Marty--some conferences I go to just because I know Marty will be there!" Mary Griffith, author of The Homeschooling Handbook,The Unschooling Handbook, and Viral Learning

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Marty Layne