Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling ’

Reasons to Homeschool

“We wanted a close family, and smart kids, but we also wanted to be not stressed. We wanted to have kids who were comfortable in the world around them, non-judgemental, and got along with people even if they weren’t perfect.” -Tammy Takahashi
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Deft Spunky

"My primary qualification is that I gave birth to them, you didn't." -Spunky deftly addresses replies to a clueless antagonist ranting on homeschooling.
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Homeschool Writer's Test

Valerie Bonham Moon writes: "Since the general public embraces the practice of testing people to see if they are qualified to work at a job, or hold a position of influence, I've put together what is perhaps the first test for non-homeschool writers who want to write about homeschooling."
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Profound shift? Oh… really?

What is disappointing is that the feds are defining homeschooling, and USA Today is framing an understanding of homeschooling. And, in the long term, this is not a recipe for increased respect for parents and families, nor for less restrictive regulations.
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Kids and culture

"We live in a culture that “deals” with children, or “tolerates” children, but doesn’t actually like them."
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