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May 19, 2008

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M.Elston

Before homeschooling I put my DH through graduate school doing retail, but never finished my own degree. After homeschooling, in another 3 to 4 years, I'm heading back to the college I didn't appreciate when I was young. I don't know what second career I'll turn my love of learning to, but I'm sure I'll be a success.
~M.E.

Amy Davidson

Thank you for your article. My homeschooled kids are 9 and 13 and I often wonder what the future will hold for me. I am certain I will not go back to my before kids life as a chemist though I'm not sure what I'll do in "retirment". I appreciate the optimism in your article and the reminder to nurture even a small flame of my own interests.

Linda

Thank you for putting into words how I feel, and how to explain to others why I do what I do. God bless!

Brigitta

Thanks for writing all this down... it just keeps eating at me that I do not have a life of my own... my life is entwined with my 3 small children. I think sometimes women need to hear from other moms that it is ok... and necessary even, to have a life of our own.
Again thanks for the post :)

Susan

I found you from BlogCarnival. I can relate to a lot since I'm one of those "writers" too. I'm am un-schooler at heart, but am taking a break and experiencing that "other" form of education due to a couple of whopping life changes. Anyway, great to have found you and will stay tuned!

Jenny

I've never been homeschooled, and I don't plan on homeschooling my son, but it sounds ok. This is a great post. :)

Laura Buoni

Great post! I am at the crossroads now, my youngest son will be 18 in May. Last year I started working on call in banquet serving and I like it but I don't plan on doing it forever. I've had a long love/longing relationship with writing, more longing than doing for long stretches during our unschooling years. Now I feel it's time to see what it is I am all about. (BTW, I raised a total of six boys, oldest is 36, hs'd the last two 10+ years) Life is good!

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