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Why Homeschool

Changing Education Paradigms

by autumn on February 22, 2011 · 2 comments

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When we first began exploring the world of homeschooling I was completely overwhelmed. I’ve heard the same thing countless times from parents considering it for their family. Where do one turn for easy to find information? Still Deciding Phase: Perspectives on Your Child’s Education: Four Views: Presents each person’s positive views of their education choice […]

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Homeschooling isn’t always easy

by autumn on December 9, 2010 · 2 comments

***Update: I’m going to leave this post for all to see but after reading it hours later I realize just how pathetic I sound. Forgive me for exposing this side of me.*** I know, I make it look easy. But, really it’s not. At this point you should heed the warning sign below. All other […]

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Logical Math

by autumn on May 25, 2010 · 3 comments

I love this video!!!!!

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Sad State of Public Schools

by autumn on May 14, 2010 · 2 comments

You know you’re talking to an intelligent person when you can converse with them about the flaws in the public school system and they don’t get all flustered.  Even if their children are in the system.  I am fortunate to have family that can openly discuss these major flaws and not feel like they are […]

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April camping trip to Garner State Park

by autumn on April 17, 2010 · 6 comments

Here is a slideshow from our most recent camping trip.  We camped again at Garner State Park.  This trip was my favorite because of all the hiking we did. The Beck’s don’t start out simple We didn’t intend on hiking one of the most difficult trails with 4 children and a dog but it’s kind […]

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Indoctrination in public schools??! No way.

by autumn on March 10, 2010

When I work out…when…I sometimes watch Glenn Beck.  Last Friday his show was on the indoctrination of kids in American public schools.  Of course no one thinks this happens in their town. Of course not. Below I’ve posted the March 5, 2010, episode in it’s 4 parts. Please don’t bother leaving comments about how imperfect […]

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Homeschooling Perks

by autumn on January 24, 2010 · 3 comments

1) Eating every meal with your children. 2) Offensive parenting as opposed to defensive parenting. Basically, not having to reteach your children what is truth everyday when they return home from prison school with stories that make you shudder. 3) Traveling during the week. Even better is during the week when public school is in […]

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Are You Reading to Your Children?

by autumn on November 5, 2009 · 10 comments

It seems that everyone will agree with you that reading to your children is important.  But how many are actually incorporating it into their homeschool schedule? For me, reading to Haley when she was an infant was easy.  She was the first baby and I had all the time in the world to devote to […]

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They Really Get It!

by autumn on September 15, 2009

Haven is playing soccer this season. On Saturday his coach asked him the name of his school (He never talks to “others” until he sees fit to do so). Haven’s response was heard clearly across the field by his very alert aka nosey sister Haley, “I’m homeschooled.” Haley quickly announced it to us and everyone […]

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