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Social Skills: The Great Homeschool Advantage

I was recently asked about homeschooling and social skills by someone who wasn’t familiar with homeschooling. Of course, the suggestion that a school shooting was perpetrated by a homeschooler was mentioned, lol. If you have been homeschooling awhile, I’m sure you have fielded the question many times. It was in …

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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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Determining Grade Level

Talking with other homeschooling parents I have realized that not everyone determines grade level in the same way.    Some choose to determine grade level according to their child’s skill level and others equate the grade with the child’s age. I think homeschooling provides a unique perspective on grade levels. …

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Bullying in Childhood Helps You Handle Bullying in Adulthood?

Bullying is a continuing problem in schools.  Schools have anti-bullying campaigns to combat the bullying behaviors, but bullying continues.  Bullyingstatistics.org reports that 25% of all students are bullied on a regular basis and 77% of all students have experienced bullying at some point.  Unfortunately even with an emphasis on anti-bullying in …

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