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March 30, 2008

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Ute

Hi from a new reader. :)
I just wrote this to someone else too. Mary Griffith (who of course is a "famous homeschool author" as her daughters put it) has talked at our homeschooling conference in Oregon. She said her younger daughter didn't learn how to really read until she was 12. At that time within a few weeks she taught herself, because she just knew it's time. At 13 she was reading much better than most her peers. :) Kids truly do know when it's time for them... and then it usually happens so quick that you sometimes forget when exactly they learned a certain skill. :)

Tania

hey stephanie,
it's posts like this that really draws me to the homeschooling community. This is chocolate for a homeschooling soul. thank you for reminding me that my child can and will learn. thank you for reminding me to respect her own time table. love it.... keep saying it.
cheer,s
t

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