Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooled teens ’

Asking Questions, Finding Answers

Asking Questions, Finding Answers

Asking Questions, Finding Answers: A Parent’s Journey through Homeschooling, Tamra Orr’s newly updated and expanded book, is arranged in an engaging question and answer format that provides information and perspective about nearly every imaginable homeschooling issue. Tamra complements her own considerable knowledge and understanding with well-wrought essays by homeschooling parents and teens, whose voices...
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An Anxious Daughter – Q&A Sept-Oct

An Anxious Daughter – Q&A Sept-Oct

HEM’s Questions & Answers – September-October 2010 Homeschooling an Anxious Daughter My teenage daughter has problems with anxiety and school was her biggest issue. I’m nervous about keeping up with her grade level but I also don’t want to push her because she gets worried easily. I know there are a people who have...
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Older Kids: Less is More

Older Kids: Less is More

“With adulthood around the corner, those parents want to do the right thing, the right thing often defined by the statement: “I don’t want to do anything that will wreck his chances of…..” You fill in the blank: getting into college, finding employment, joining the military, living on his own, etc. It is easy...
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Learning Shakespeare

Learning Shakespeare

Homeschooling was the natural next step in our family journey. I birthed at home, tended the home. I was all about the home. My interpretation of homeschooling, however, was a little different than sitting down at a table. When my children showed an interest in something, I followed. We dove in together, and I...
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Homeschool Proms

Homeschool Proms

An article in today’s Chicago Tribune, Home-Schooled Teens Get Prom of Their Own, highlights the event’s “…chance to dance, look dashing, meet peers…” and amongst the typical quotes and statistics was this gem of a quote from Lois Kanter, 17, who called the prom “a magical moment that harkened me back to when I...
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