Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling families ’

Homeschooling Dad

Homeschooling Dad

The other morning, Myles, our six-year-old, stood precariously with one foot on a counter stool and the other on the counter’s edge. He was writing on the kitchen calendar with a very determined look. I made a mental note to lower the calendar to kid height, then stepped forward to read his entry. “Do...
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Running Through Walls

Running Through Walls

Marathon runners talk about “hitting the wall.” It happens about 20 miles into the 26-mile race. Despite months or even years of intense training, some runners find their energy and resources depleted just a few miles short of their goal. They cannot feel their legs. Vision blurs. Desire is there, but they think their...
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Support Without A Support Group

Support Without A Support Group

I frequently get asked by both homeschoolers and non-homeschoolers whether or not we belong to a support group. Coming from non-homeschoolers this usually means: “Do your kids have any contact with other kids?” Coming from homeschoolers this usually means: “Is there a group in the area that I don’t know about that I might...
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Homeschoolers’ Role In Opposing Labeling & Drugging Kids

Homeschoolers’ Role In Opposing Labeling & Drugging Kids

There is wide and growing recognition that terms such as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are highly subjective and can be and have been very destructive to children and their families. Using drugs to treat such children often causes more damage. However, these labels and drugs continue to be used and often promoted by...
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Curfews and Homeschoolers

Curfews and Homeschoolers

As homeschoolers, we need to be informed about daytime curfews for several reasons. * Although only a few communities have enacted curfews so far, the number is increasing. * Curfews undermine everyone’s basic freedoms. * Our efforts to oppose curfews are much more likely to be effective if we act now, before curfews are...
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