Posts Tagged ‘ homeschool questions ’

Sept-Oct Q & A: Family Criticism

Sept-Oct Q & A: Family Criticism

HEM’s Questions & Answers – Sept-Oct, 2011 Family Criticism We’re moving back home due to unemployment problems. We’ll be living in a duplex with my parents right next door. I’m grateful for their help but already dreading the “supervision” our homeschool will receive from relatives who openly doubt our homeschool decision. I need help...
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Sept-Oct Q & A: Photographing Kids

Sept-Oct Q & A: Photographing Kids

HEM’s Questions & Answers – Sept-Oct, 2011 Photographing Kids My friend has a very popular homeschool blog. Several times she has written posts about activities that involved my children and included photos of them. I’ve told her I’m uncomfortable about this but she’s so caught up that her camera is ever present. I hate...
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Developmental Disabilities

Questions & Answers for the March-April issue “I have a 4-year-old son with Down Syndrome. His older siblings have never been in school but I’m losing my confidence when I think about home educating him. This stems partly from the attitudes of professionals in his life (doctors, therapists, preschool teachers) who constantly tell me...
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No School Today?

No School Today?

We were at the dentist’s office last Tuesday. As the hygienist peered into the mouth of my six-year-old, she made friendly conversation with him. To most others, her line of questioning would be nothing other than small talk, but I stood in the doorway, palms sweating and heart thumping, waiting for the conversation to...
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Ever-Bigger Questions

Ever-Bigger Questions

What should be the end result of homeschooling? What great goal, what worthy purpose do we seek in educating our children? What do we know of our journey’s eventual destination, what do we hope for and dream of for our children as they approach or move into adulthood? Close to thirty years of homeschooling...
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