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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

Biggbear51 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 9:22 AM
The wife and I had some serious issues with how are kids, now 25, 23, 22 and 21 were being schooled. We had agreed that they were in school to learn how to think, NOT WHAT TO THINK. The latter was occurring. So we began home schooling them. We both know it was the most proper decision we had ever made. At one point and for two year we had them schooled at A Christian academy. Not because we attempted to force Christianity on them. But because those schools are in fact SCHOOLS! They teach READING, WRITING AND ARITHMETIC! No other reason. Already these kids are thanking us for doing so as they see there peers behaving in reprobate styles and want no part of it.

Who knew? My parents are cool. Homeschooling is becoming hipster. Celebrity parents like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie proudly discuss their homeschooling lifestyle. But pioneers like my parents set the trend of educational freedom.

The plan was to send me to public school. My mother enjoyed her job as an R.N. and was not bored. She was simply a creative rebel. And my father encouraged her to pioneer—because he believed in freedom.

My mother is a rebel with her own style. She once told me: “I never wanted to be like anyone else. I always did my own thing. But my...