There are times when you want to remember friends, old, new, with a thoughtful gift. The ideas below may be just the right thing to cheer your friend. The home school mom who has been your mentor this year may enjoy reading Teaching from Rest. Your Sister-in-Law who has so many wonderful unanswered questions about home education would appreciate Educating the WholeHearted Child. The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids is a great read and resource for the hard to buy for friend who loves to read quality literature with their kids. For the Children's Sake (2nd edition) is a classic and a lovely introduction to home education.