Overcoming Societal Opposition to Homeschool

If you want to ruffle feathers, just mention that you “homeschool!”  Anyone who has considered homeschooling out loud, or gotten started, or even those who have been doing it for years, are most certainly acquainted with the oppositional reactions, comments and questions coming from non-homeschoolers.  “But, what about socialization?...

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Thoughts on Planning and Scheduling

I don't know about you, but my head is spinning as I am putting together our schedule for the upcoming school year.  How did summer fly by so quickly?... There are so many wonderful resources that it is difficult to choose the very best and only the best.  Here are some things that I am trying to keep in mind as I plan for this year.  Maybe these things will help you too.  

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Trust the Process

The truth of the matter is, homeschoolers may not be “experts” in every subject they teach, but they are experts on their child, and understanding a child’s heart will take his education much further than any curriculum. And yes, there will be holes, because whether a child goes to public school, private school or homeschool, the world is a mighty big place and no one can teach them everything. What can be taught is a love of learning, and that isn’t found in any curriculum. 

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