Homeschooling and Socialization

my boys playing with their cousins during a trip to Chicago Note: This column was printed the Barrow Journal on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. The biggest criticism against homeschooling is what many people feel is its “lack of socialization.”  Critics believe children ought to spend their whole day in a classroom of peers, and they give no thought … Continue reading Homeschooling and Socialization

Worthy Reads & Blog Business

First, I'd like to say thank you to those who recently began following me on this blog, Facebook and/or Twitter.  And a huge thank you to those who are still following me after all this time.  It means a lot to me. I'd also like to say thank you for all the supportive comments and e-mails I … Continue reading Worthy Reads & Blog Business

On Homeschooling, Socialization and Religion

Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on September 12, 2012.  It was also posted on the newspaper's website, which you can view by clicking here. I've had a number of people ask me advice on how to meet other homeschoolers.  To be frank, these parents were discouraged at their efforts to meet … Continue reading On Homeschooling, Socialization and Religion

Worthy Reads

Happy Labor Day!  Because we're crazy homeschoolers, I'll be starting what I hope will be a new homeschooling routine today.  (It'll include a lesson about Labor Day.)  Wish me luck!  What will you be doing this holiday? Worthy Reads First of all, thank you Kohl's Children's Museum for featuring my post on their blog! Homeschooling … Continue reading Worthy Reads