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Homeschooling Away From a Fear Versus Towards a Goal

I didn't decide to homeschool for lofty reasons. I didn't have a clear vision for my children's education. I didn't even really want to be at home with them all day. I agreed to try homeschooling because we couldn't afford … Continue reading

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Welcome the Opposition to Homeschooling

Don't let me forget to tell you about how wolves change rivers. But first... I'm on my way home from a family trip. There are nine of us on this flight, so I'm across the aisle from my wife and … Continue reading

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Can you relate to these common homeschool fears?

I got an email from a worried mother recently. Can you relate to some of what she writes? I want to homeschool. Did it for one year, yet I struggle with fear ... what my parents will think of me? … Continue reading

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How My Homeschooled Children Found Their Careers

It's a fear every parent knows, but homeschool parents might feel it more: Will my children be able to find a meaningful career ... that they love ... that will allow them to support themselves (and maybe a whole family)? … Continue reading

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Dropping the Burden of Performance

Are you feeling burdened right now? This season can be stressful and depleting; how sad given that this is meant to be a time of joy and refreshment. You'll find some excellent pointers and encouragement in Judy's post yesterday about … Continue reading

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Doomsayers

...or "Why Considering History is Important" They show up at my door, the newest edition of their publication in hand. As with every sect or person who's willing to discuss life, the universe, and everything, I welcome them in. "Isn't … Continue reading

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Why So Serious? Finding Joy in Homeschooling

It's Sunday morning after second service. Most people have filtered out of the building. A few groups still chat together in your foyer. Little kids are running around, as usual. Their happy shrieks punctuate the air like smiley faces dotting … Continue reading

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