Category Archives: Homeschooling

My Summer Reading List!

I used part of my summer to catch up on some books that I’ve wanted to check out from the library for a while. If you’re interested in home-schooling, then here’s an overview of a selection of books you might … Continue reading

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Would I Have Been Willing to Go to Jail?

Home-schooling wasn’t always just another educational option for families. In present day America, we have the freedom to home-school our children if we please. Each state has its own requirements or guidelines for home-schoolers; many states, thankfully, keep their hands … Continue reading

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Home-Schooling 101

A friend recently shared an article with me called “What Being Homeschooled Is Actually Like”.  I nodded and/or laughed in agreement at every single one of the photos. I like the article with the pictures and how succinct it is. However, … Continue reading

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Harmony’s Education

After posting an article about home-schooling on Facebook, I was asked how my children would be educated. Right now Harmony is only six weeks old, but we’re already thinking about her future education. I haven’t had a lot of time … Continue reading

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My Only Experience in a Public High School, and a Call to Action

The majority of people in the United States attend some sort of school from about age six to about age eighteen. But some people don’t. Ever wonder what it might have been like to NOT go through that experience? To … Continue reading

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Celebrating Freedom, or “No, I Confess That I Never Passed Algebra”

This morning I read an interesting quote to use on Independence Day. Alexander Sutherland Neill, the founder of Summerhill School in Britain, based his education methods on the premise that all people should be free to do what they pleased … Continue reading

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Do you wonder “Am I loved” or “What are my talents?”

The more I talk with students of all ages, the more I realize that what is most important is not the grades they get, or their test scores, or the number of “advanced classes” they are enrolled in, or their … Continue reading

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