Posts Tagged ‘ Questions About Homeschooling ’

First Year Homeschool Blues

First Year Homeschool Blues

As we got closer to the beginning of the school year, my stomach churned and knotted. In one and a half months, our oldest daughter would be starting kindergarten. Of course, we were going to homeschool. I was so excited about homeschooling that I started reading homeschooling materials before we gave birth to our...
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Differences in Common

Differences in Common

It was one of those remarks that only seems funny in retrospect. My five-year-old son was having his annual checkup. To my pleasant surprise, the doctor took the news that we were homeschooling quite well. She asked some friendly questions, culminating with the seemingly harmless, “So what are you learning in homeschool?” “Well,” Ben...
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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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Homeschooling FAQs

Homeschooling FAQs

Home Education Magazine’s Homeschooling FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) provides answers to the good questions many people ask about homeschooling, such as this common inquiry: Question: What are some of the benefits of homeschooling? Answer: A wise man once said, “We can teach our children to have courage, faith and endurance; they can teach us...
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Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom

Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom

One of our all-time favorite and most-requested articles ran in our January-February, 1995 issue. It was titled Revelations of a Homeschooling Mom, by Carol Wanagel, and it provided an eye-opening look at some discoveries Carol made about homeschooling. After more than 15 years, this article still answers many basic homeschool questions: “Thirteen years ago...
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