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Why I’m Excited About Homeschooling

There’s this ongoing debate in the homeschooling community about whether people should call themselves homeschoolers before at least kindergarten age.  Some argue for, because learning starts from birth and/or because many people think of preschool as a must these days.  Others argue against, basically (I think) because they think learning in the early years should be considered natural rather than planned or institutional, and (another oft-cited argument) because school starts too early anyways.

Whatever. We’re learning at home.  With kindergarten just around the corner, that’s feeling pretty official, pretty real in our lives.  I think it is a good fit for our family, at least for now.  Why? Read more…


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