Standardized Socialization

Today's poem is inspired by my "favorite" home educating question: What about socialization? After nearly 10 years of home educating, this question never gets old. 😉 This one's dedicated my home educating homies who've found yourself at the post office, grocery store check-out line, or any other place just trying to mind your gol dang … Continue reading Standardized Socialization

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The Unspoken Rules of Unschooling

You need to follow the work and ideas one or more of the Fab Five unschool gurus (Holt, Patterson, Dodd, Martin, Gatto, and Gray) if you want to learn the best way to unschool. You need to hate public school and refer to it as prison as often as possible. Especially in public. You need … Continue reading The Unspoken Rules of Unschooling

It Was There All Along

I made the decision to home educate my oldest son shortly after enrolling him for kindergarten. Sometimes making the wrong choice clears the way for the right choice. Or perhaps, as I've been told, I just like learning things the hard way. The choice to home educate was a solitary decision, much like the situation … Continue reading It Was There All Along