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  1. Socialization: Just the Facts...

    by , 05-20-2010 at 04:04 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 04:39 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. My Dirty Little Secret...

    by , 11-03-2010 at 12:17 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 12:47 AM by thegaddy5

    Learning Styles
  4. Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn't Homeschool!

    by , 02-01-2012 at 04:28 AM (Homeschool Online Blog)
    Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn't Homeschool
    by Jamie

    #1 The Homeschool teacher has limitations...
    Sure, every individual has strengths... and weaknesses... and yes, as a homeschool parent these weaknesses can effect the development of our children. What if I hated science and really didn't have a clue about teaching my child that subject? A smart homeschool parent ...
  5. Lost in the Fog

    , 12-06-2011 at 06:09 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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