Monthly Archives: February 2012

A look back

Wow, we have talked about homeschooling A LOT. Through my writing, I hope you have come away with three things: 1. Don’t judge people on their appearances. Seriously people, even if someone looks “nerdy,” does not mean that he is … Continue reading

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5 Things Every Homeschooler Should Do

Homeschooling is a lifestyle. Let’s face it: We’re different. Often, however, homeschooling carries with it the implication that because we’re different, we also miss out on certain things. Sometimes this is true, but homeschoolers also have many opportunities to experience … Continue reading

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The game of books

  If you could be any character in The Hunger Games, who would you be? I still can’t decide between Peeta, Effie Trinket, and Primrose. I would choose Peeta or Primrose because these two have goodness and make sacrifices for … Continue reading

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A “Penniless” America – Better Off?

  The penny is probably the most patriotic piece of money in America. Featuring a favorite president of many, the copper coin is as American as apple pie. Unfortunately, however, recent studies show that the penny is declining in use. In his … Continue reading

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3 misconceptions about homeschoolers

Legal issues True Story: When my siblings and I were in elementary school, my mother enrolled us in a homeschooling co-op group. We would go on field trips, have holiday parties, and even volunteered at the nursing home. One day, … Continue reading

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3 reasons homeschoolers are NOT socially awkward

All right. I suppose it’s about time we address perhaps the most prevalent perception about homeschoolers: being socially awkward. Stereotypically, homeschoolers are shy, homely creatures – very uncomfortable in social environments and basically unable to interact normally with other people. … Continue reading

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Waiting on Valentine’s Day

Whether today is Valentine’s Day, Singles Awareness Day, or just an average Tuesday for you, you probably have an opinion about this day of romantic celebration. I can’t say that I’ve always looked forward to Valentine’s Day. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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