Homeschooling Why and How

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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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Sarah Palin on her life with a son with Down syndrome

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I am not a Palin fan when it comes to politics, but her article is an excellent one for anyone who has or knows a family with a Down syndrome child. http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/02/05/life-with-trig-sarah-palin-on-raising-a-special-needs-child.html

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Teaching Science

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“Science” magazine is starting up a series called “Teaching Real Science” with laboratory modules at the entry college level. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/335/6067/380.summary

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New York Times Article

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This article on the moral life of babies is excellent. If you don’t have time to read the whole thing, the video embedded in it captures most of the info in the article. “Here’s the first paragraph of the article:  … 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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Newsweek Article

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A very good article on homeschooling is in the current Newsweek (the one with Newt and Mitt as gladiators).  Here’s the link to the on-line version:  http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/01/29/why-urban-educated-parents-are-turning-to-diy-education.html

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