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Well-Read

As I was listening to my little girl read the other day and listening to her heart being stretched a little more as tears filled her eyes clouding her vision; I smiled a little inside because I know that even though some of the books take her emotions on a ride she’d rather not take, reading is a gift she will always treasure. 1,087 more words

Life

More Praying, More Learning ... Really?

I have expressed my concerns for home schooling earlier on this site (see). In that treatment I was concerned about the reasons for home schooling, which often revolved around religious practices, and the lack of what I feel is the most important skill learned in grammar school: socialization. 1,233 more words

Modern World

Home Schooling, not looking so bad

Twitter and the internet are blowing up with comments about the joint interview from Willow and Jaden Smith, (son and daughter of Will and Jada) and how they perceive life (excerpts of the interview can be found… 234 more words

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The Character of Nice

Birthday, Thanksgiving, Birthday, Christmas, New Years….that’s the order of our next planned celebrations in the upcoming weeks.  I’d rather have time to plan and give each event as much attention and thought as needed.   646 more words

Life

The Simple Life

Strip away all that is unnecessary & there is nowhere left to hide.

We’ve been branded alternative by mainstream society, but without Bohemian’s the world would be such a complete & utter bore! 402 more words

Accelerated Christian Education's ugly history of racism

Oh hi everyone. Homeschoolers Anonymous is running a series on Homeschooling and Race. As part of it, I contributed a post about ACE’s history of racism. 1,910 more words

Fundamentalism

Trenton teen with a big goal: $10,000 by Christmas

She’s so local, she lives right in our house.  And she’s on a mission.

Our daughter, Cheridan, 13, has long planned to donate her hair to make wigs for cancer patients. 318 more words

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