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Another Reason Not to Worry About Socialization
Learning environments / socialization

Another Reason Not to Worry About Socialization

       We’ve all heard it. It’s the first question everyone, including most of our spouses, asks when we start thinking about homeschooling. “What about socialization?” There’s usually a lot packed into that one little question, but undeniably there is a little bit of fear that somehow, if homeschooled, our kids will be “different,” … Continue reading

How to / Learning environments / lifestyle

Housework, School, Pets – a post by Storrie

Homeschooling is difficult enough with everyday distractions: potty training, meals, activities, you name it. But when you add taking care of pets to the workload, is there something kids can learn about responsibility? Our occasionally ferocious six-year-old puppy, Rosie, doesn’t take up too much time – and sometimes I worry that’s because we don’t pay … Continue reading

How to / Learning / lifestyle

When the state says “Teach Health” – Fire up the blender!

This year my county school system sent me a “home school acknowledgment” notice.  I was informed, in a most officious tone, that I must now demonstrate a consistent program of instruction in “Health.” Hmmn.   My public school “health” classes were excruciating, if mercifully brief – an embarrassing  foray into the birds and bees, with a … Continue reading