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June 29, 2006

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Tammy Takahashi

Well, if you think about it, parents have to spend two years, at least, to deschool from their k-12 (or more) experience. It took me about that long of being out of school, and being out of a 9-5 job to flush a lot of the self-esteem and performance issues out of my psyche. They still creep in from time to time nonetheless.

I find it strange that being Democrat/liberal somehow implies to purists an unwavering support of the public school system. Good for you for breaking out of the social pressure to go with the sheeple, and to stand up and be proud of it (while at the same time being so nice about it :)

Steph

Your experiences and perspectives are fascinating! I wish I could have read this when we started home schooling a few years ago, after my oldest had been in public school for 4 years. I think I would have started my journey much calmer and wiser.

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