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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

BlackSheepPatriot Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 10:50 AM
Is that all whom you consider great, OD? Doctors and lawyers? Nobel Laureates? What about character? Perhaps you should go back and read the story "The Great Stone Face" by Nathaniel Hawthorne before you tell me what determines greatness. There also plenty of lawyers and doctors that were not homeschooled that are not Nobel Laureates as well. So, that is not a valid point.

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...