Reason #130 Why We Homeschool – Seeing the real world, not the mini world school lie!

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“School was the unhappiest time of my life and the worst trick it ever played on me was to pretend that it was the world in miniature. For it hindered me from discovering how lovely and delightful and kind the world can be, and how much of it is intelligible.” ― E.M. Forster      Did […]

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Why I am no longer selling DoTerra or Scentsy

     I love DoTerra and Scentsy But…  The fact is that they are both MLMs, multi level marketing. To succeed with them you have to sell a certain amount and get people to work under you. They way the company succeeds is that they require you to buy each month (over $100 with Doterra) […]

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School says threatening to break the school dress code is an act of terrorism!

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   I found myself in shocked disbelief as I read the headline about a Georgia Middle school that suspended students for simply planning to break the school dress code in an act of protest against what they feel isn’t a far rule. It isn’t simply the suspension though that creates the shock, it is the […]

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Reason 108 Why We Homeschool – Too many GA school shootings

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10 school shooting in Georgia since Newtown Shootings at K-12 schools in red, at colleges/universities in purple. Everytown for Gun Safety/Mark Gongloff   One of the many reasons we homeschool is due to violence in schools. It is not the only reason by far but it does come to mind when we live in a […]

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Common Core – Another Reason We Homeschool

  It is a question that gets asked often it seems, “What do you think about Common Core?”  You might be expecting this post to be a diatribe of disdain for the government sticking it’s nose in education. That is certainly what you most likely would get from a Fundamentalist Conservative homeschooling parent. I however […]

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News: Judge says no vaccines, no school, for public health. What next, no perfect genes, no kids, for public health!

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News: Judge says no vaccines, no school, for public health. What next, no perfect genes, no kids, for public health? Image by: Jeffrey Hamilton Think about it, just what are we willing to give up for public health? Fact: Some people have vaccine reactions. Fact: Some people die from vaccine reactions. Fact: The public tax payers […]

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Should you duct tape your child to the floor for nap time?

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  I think when asked most parents would say that they absolutely would never duct tape a child to the floor for nap time. Right? It seems though one private Montessori school (Heart 2 Heart Montessori Academy in Willow Park) thinks it is a good idea. Why else would they have reported done it to […]

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Reason 113 Why We Homeschool – Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys!

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    Lets face it, kids do one thing well, they learn! They do not however always learn the things we wish them too! Before they are born they are learning our voices, when they are born they learn how to get us tall humans to do their bidding, and before we know it they […]

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Reason 103 Why We Homeschool – Home is Sacred

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  In a country were it seems we work to work some more and home is just a way station on the way to work I think Family life, the home is being neglected. Families on average are said to get only 8 hours together per week given modern demands on our time. One of […]

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Does Your Homeschooler Need To Dissect Dead Animals?

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       This is reason 110 why we homeschool! Our kids are not forced to dissect cats! Nor do they need to feel like they are not smarter, stronger, or cooler than a dead cat if they choose to not go digging around in it’s stinky eye watering guts!  A blogging friend (blogwithmom.com) posted […]

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Reason 29 we Homeschool: Not Pushed Into Drugging Kids

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      One of the Many reasons we Homeschool   While there are children who very much need support and care when it comes to their mental and social issues, there seems to be an explosion in the number of children labeled with ADHD and there seems to be a push to get as […]

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