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February 19, 2009

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Summer

Well said! This is one of the reasons I choose to homeschool too. I want my kids to have real socialization, not the artificial kind that comes from being trapped in a brick bubble all day long.

Heidi

Thanks for a wonderful site. I am linking you as a resource on my website for future studies and alternatives in education: www.earlyfutures.com

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Swylv

Exactly why I chose to home educate as well.
"I've seen the village and I don't want it raising my son!"

homeschoolcollegecounselor.wordpress.com

Great description of the socialization issue. That's always the first question those who are anti-homeschooling bring up. It's really a non-issue in the big scheme of things. So what if my son or daughter isn't aware of the latest pop cultural trends. I don't think this is a bad thing. Especially since the majority of pop cultural news is negative, and something I want to keep my children away from.

ANIKA

Yes, we too have chosen to home-school for a massive variable of reasons; BUT a very important one being to AVOID was the public-school 'socialization', the bullying, the segregation from society AND most importantly family/parents....the peer reliance and pressure, cliques and nowdays the all too present and all to real dangers/drugs/sex/violence. Outsiders and those who want to stereotype and judge can do so, I used to care, but now I couldn't care less; we are doing what's best for OUR son/and WE are 100% confident that it is the right choice for him given so many vital factors. Great article/post! :)

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