Homeschooling Why and How

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Homeschooling Questions and Answers

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Thank you for your questions on homeschooling and I will try to answer each, starting with what seems most urgent.  You can also email me via my website contact page. Desiree was concerned she was “doing it all wrong.”  Believe … Continue reading

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Failure and education

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Failure is Not a Bad Option is the subtitle of September 10, 2012 Education article. The article starts off, “People have been raising children for about 2 million years now. You’d think the enterprise would have lost its novelty. Yet … Continue reading

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Homeschooling: Why and How magazine article

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Maui Family Magazine has run an article I wrote and is pasted in below.  I hope you like it and I welcome your comments. The Raising of a Mother by Gail Nagasako I was 40 when I gave birth to … Continue reading

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Homeschooling: Why and How

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Homeschooling:  Why and How — another reason we homeschool…..we have far less problems with bullying!   A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take … Continue reading

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Homeschooling re: Time Magazine Article, “Please, Please Go to Sleep.”

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Homeschooling re:  Time Magazine Article, “Please, Please Go to Sleep.” This article states that in a Canadian study 68% of teens felt sleepy between 8am and 10am.  Of course, that’s the beginning of the school day.  And 23% felt their … Continue reading

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Homeschooling and Values

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Homeschooling and Values — another thing we homeschoolers already knew and apply! From today’s “Values.com” quote of the day “To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); 26th … Continue reading

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Homeschooling and “doing it right”

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Homeschooling and “doing it right” (from Homeschooling:  Why and How, Introduction, pgs 12-13. ….one caution I must give (and I wax a bit philosophical to say this) is that we can control our own behavior but we can’t control the … Continue reading

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Homeschooling and Languages of Love

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Homeschooling and Love I think these are great to be reminded of. My daughter wrote me about these and I think they are awesome! She wrote “It’s a good book – I read the one about the 5 languages in … Continue reading

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Response to a father expressing doubts about homeschooling

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Father Coping with Doubts A father wrote to a homeschool magazine (no longer published) expressing doubts about homeschooling. This was my response: We, too, live surrounded by schooled children and went through a lot of what Jim is going through. … Continue reading

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Homeschooling women: breast cancer study

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This doesn’t have anything to do with homeschooling, per se — though it could be very educational.  They are trying to recruit more women, especially African American women, to the study.  I participated in the PLCO (Prostate, Lung, Colon, Ovarian) … Continue reading

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