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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

Diogenese_wy Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 11:14 AM
Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. – John Adams The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. – James Madison The education of all children, from the moment that they can get along without a mother’s care, shall be in state institutions at state expense. – Karl Marx Parents, the choice is up to you.

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...