To Homeschooling’s “Old Guard:” 20 Truths You Need to Hear

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by Heather Doney cross posted from her blog Becoming Worldly   This is a post for homeschooling’s “old guard,” the people who first started homeschooling and unschooling back in the day. Writing this post has been hard to do. I do not want to make enemies of the old guard unschoolers and homeschoolers. I just [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Fear of Any Government?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from Perservero News – Imaginary Money and Fairy-Tale Business Take the minimum wage… one of the many issues that is destroying the South African economy. The government thinks that by telling people that they have to pay people more, that, somehow, people will make more. But in reality [Read more...]

Cloistered Fruit (Not) An Open Letter to the Pearls

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons So, a friend of mine sent me this post by Michael and Debi Pearl the other day. I encourage you to go read it, just so that you have some context for the following rant and can follow along. [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Clumsy and Unfeeling?

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by Debi Pearl of No Greater Joy in “Cloistered Fruit” To most young brides the husband appears clumsy and unfeeling. But as the wife continues to obey and reverence her young husband, [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Public Schools Do What?

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by Mary Pride of Homeschool World – Sibling Revelry However, in one respect these books do get it right. In school, kids learn to segregate themselves by age. Older kids learn to be embarrassed about spending time with younger kids. Schoolkids also quickly learn the art of the putdown, [Read more...]