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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

ColdWolverine Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 12:10 PM
I would encourage anyone who has questions about homeschoolers and socialization to do an experiment: Find an outing (some mentioned below) where homeschoolers are participating and watch how they interact with people. Next, observe a public school class on a field trip. 90% of the "socialization" that is learned in public schools is not healthy and doesn't translate well into the workplace.

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...