Tag Archive: socialization

Homeschooling ABC’s: S, T, and U

Well, we’re nearing the end of this Homeschooling ABC’s series.  I hope it’s been an encouraging journey for you!  Please let me know what you think in the comments and, if you’re not already subscribed to my e-mail newsletter, don’t forget to sign up so that you don’t miss any of my blog posts as…




Homeschooling Myth #3: The Myth of Incompetence

There are many false ideas about homeschooling.  Several months ago I began a series, that I plan to add to from time to time, that I call “Homeschooling Myths.”   So far on my blog I have faced down the “Myth of Socialization” and the “Myth of the Patient Homeschooler.”  Today I’m tackling the “Myth of…




My Month and The Top Posts of 2011

If you are a regular reader of my blog you may have noticed that I have been somewhat MIA this month.  I did spend the first part of the month studying for the final exam in my history class (I’m working on finishing an English Lit degree at Florida State University).  That class was a…




Homeschooling Myth #2: The Myth of Socialization

This post is the second in a series I’m calling “Homeschooling Myths.”  I hope you read them all, share them with your friends (or enemies, either way) and let me know what you think in the comments. Before I begin I feel I must offer a disclaimer to this post: it is rated “M” for…




Homeschooling Myth #1: The Myth of the Patient Home Schooler

This post is the first in a new series I am calling “Homeschooling Myths.”  I hope you will share it with your friends and let me know what you think in the comments! I began homeschooling in 1990.  It was a time when homeschooling was still very much on the fringes (and in some states…




The Bitter Home-Schoolers Wish List

A few years ago I came across the following “wish list” and found it hilarious.  I had saved a copy, which I came across a few months ago when I was organizing ideas for blog posts.  I enjoyed reading it again and thought I would like to share it with my readers.  The writer of…