I’m sorry. I didn’t realize the earth revolved around your kid. (Or, how not to raise an entitled kid)

Honestly! I'm sorry, but I didn't realize that the earth had stopped revolving around the sun and had started instead revolving around, well, anything else. Maybe I missed that day in science class? Nope? Still goes around the sun? Ah, then someone please explain to me why there are people out there who expect to …

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Because whoever said, “Our kids just need to toughen,” up needs a reality check!

As someone I once knew said, "Get ready, because today the gloves are coming off and it's about to get punchy in here." I'm talking about the rise of bullying in public and private schools, and how it is one of the reasons we have chosen to homeschool our kids. You want to talk about …

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“I just love being stereotyped!” said no one ever.

Women are far more emotional about things then men and would make poor leaders. Must have something to do with that time of the month and hormones running high. Wouldn't want to accidentally launch our nations nuclear weapons just because someone had a mood swing after all. Right? Let's talk stereotypes for a moment, shall …

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I knew I was forgetting something! Socialization, who knew?

Let's see, school curriculum, ✔. School Supplies, ✔. Declaration of intent, ✔. Socialization... Ah man! I knew I was forgetting something. Oh how many times I get asked the question, "But aren't you worried about socialization?" when I tell people that I homeschool. If you've ever met my kids, you wouldn't worry at all. Am …

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