Latebloomer is on a journey away from the ideals she was raised with in the conservative homeschooling culture. Becoming a wife and mother has prompted her to re-evaluate her childhood experiences in an effort to avoid repeating those mistakes.  Her blog Past Tense Present Progressive is her place for sorting through her thoughts.

“Biblical” Parenting Series

“Biblical” Parenting: Introduction

“Biblical” Parenting, Criticism #1: A Parent Who Assumes The Worst

“Biblical” Parenting, Criticism #2 : An Extremely Controlling Parent

“Biblical” Parenting, Criticism #3: A Parent That Tries to Change Minds and Hearts Through Spanking

“Biblical” Parenting, Criticism #4: A Parent Who Isolates in Order to Control

“Biblical” Parenting, Conclusion

Other writing by Latebloomer

Good Intentions, Bad Fruit

Homeschooled Girls and Trash Cans: The Social Isolation of Homeschooling

Sexuality: the Elephant in the Room

Authoritarian Parenting and Emotional Repression

A Tomboy in Christian Patriarchy

The World: (Not So) Evil and Dangerous!

Post-Fundamentalist Motherhood

The Myth of Teenage Rebellion