Homeschooling Why and How

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Review of Homeschooling: Why and How

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Here is the first independent review of my book: Review of Homeschooling:  Why and How Fran Lewis: reviewer (I need to begin by saying that I taught for over 30 years in the NYC Public Schools in the same school … 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 and Paul Tillich quote

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“The fatal pedagogical error is to throw answers, like stones, at the heads of those who have not yet asked the questions.” — Paul Tillich

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Racism Among Homeschoolers

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This is from my files, but in view of the recent decision of the Supreme Court to hear a case involving affirmative action in regards to college admissions, addressing race issues seems timely. Racism Among Homeschoolers: This is in response … Continue reading

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Tiger Moms

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I just read an awesome article on Tiger Moms in response to a homeschooling mother who was afraid she was cheating her kids out of success by unschooling. This is a fear we all have at one time or another, … Continue reading

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Homeschooling moms / career moms

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I was watching Anderson Cooper 360 tonight and a commentator said Santorum  believed that women should stay home and homeschool and not have careers.  The implication was that mothers who choose to homeschool are just some stereotypical sheltered little women … Continue reading

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Cover credits

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I realized I hadn’t listed the names of the wonderful people on my cover. Drum roll, please! (The order of the photos is different here on the website so I’m using this order here instead of the cover to avoid … Continue reading

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Spanking

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Excellent article covering decades of research tells of the negative impacts of spanking. It ends with a wish for some positive ideas and suggests time outs. Even those, in my opinion, are punishment. We need to teach our children right … Continue reading

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From Whole Child / Whole Parent (my favorite parenting book)

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“Awareness of having better things to do with their lives is the secret to immunizing our children against false values.” -Whole Child/Whole Parent

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Who Can Homeschool

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Who can homeschool? Enjoying being with your children is probably the most important thing! Ironically though, you will likely find, as we have, that the more you are with your children, the more you enjoy them. Other qualities that are … Continue reading

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