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  1. Socialization: Just the Facts...

    by , 05-20-2010 at 05:04 AM (Homeschool Online Blog)
    Socialization: Just the Facts...
    by Jamie

    Yes, we’ve heard it all before. In the public’s eyes homeschoolers are unsocialized and sheltered, yet in the homeschooler’s eyes they are self confident and prepared for the real world. Both of these ideas reflect opinions, but where are the facts?
    The socialization hype was first made an issue in government schools. Due to a concern ...
  2. Grow Children...not grass!

    by , 05-26-2010 at 05:39 AM (Homeschool Online Blog)
    Grow children… not grass!
    by Jamie
    Raising or rearing children is a full time job with overtime! It takes much effort, love, sacrifice, and discipline. So often the days of our life that are spent raising our children are so full of meeting their needs that many other things remain forgotten.
    I vividly remember a day that my parents were coming to visit. I had wanted to pick up the clutter in the ...
  3. Lessons Plans that Work for Our Family!

    by , 09-09-2010 at 09:25 PM
    Some people have asked how we do lesson plans. Some people print out the Lessons Plans from the site. But for us that just did not work.

    Some people just let their kids follow the arrows and just do one lesson a day. Again that did not work for us.
    The key here is to find what will work for us, every family is different and this just happens to work for our family and I wanted to share it with all of you.

    I started out our school year w/ a planner that was
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  4. My Dirty Little Secret...

    by , 11-03-2010 at 01:17 AM (Homeschool Online Blog)
    My Dirty Little Secret...
    by Jamie

    So, you're curious about my little secret? Well, I guess it's got to come out sometime! Here goes...I have been asked countless times how I like homeschooling, and I know I have answered countless times with a trite, "Oh, it's fine." Yet, recently due to many things in my life, I have been taking out the microscope and examing my motives, ...

    Updated 11-03-2010 at 01:47 AM by thegaddy5

    Learning Styles
  5. Lost in the Fog

    , 12-06-2011 at 07:09 AM (Homeschool Online Blog)
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    I'm going to be totally transparent here.
    Maybe you have felt this way as well, maybe you are feeling this way right now! What feeling am I talking about? The feeling of thinking that you are a complete failure as a homeschool mom! Especially around this time of the school year, I think it is a pretty common feeling for most of us.

    It's not that we need a different curriculum, although many times that is the issue. We actually have a wonderful ...
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