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5 Things I Fear About Public School

Recently, someone who didn’t know me too well started to shower down 20 questions about homeschooling and share her perspectives on the matter.  I don’t know about you, but I seem to run into quite a bit of people who don’t get homeschooling and are quick to share their criticisms …

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Homeschooling a Highly Imaginative Child

Homeschooling a highly imaginative kid is an interesting endeavor.  Creativity is often suppressed with traditional educational models.  While challenging, homeschooling a highly imaginative child allows you to embrace the immense creativity of these kids and adapt the learning environment to suit your child. Go with the flow While there are …

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Mirror Writing

My 6 year old showed me another book that she completed today.  My highly creative visual-spatial learner loves to draw, write, and create stories from her imagination.  Every once in awhile she will show me a story or a page and I will see mirror writing.  She doesn’t know that …

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Vocal Abuse in Intense Children

Children who have an intense personality are more prone to vocal abuse.   Voices may become hoarse or strained due to yelling, screaming, making funny voices, incessant talking or noise making.  One of my kids fell into that category and had a persistent hoarse voice.   As a trained Speech-Language Pathologist, I …

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