18 Reasons Why Doctors and Lawyers Homeschool Their Children

on April 28, 2013

Recently I read this article and was reminded again of some of the many virtues of homeschooling. Let's face it – at times we all need to remind ourselves that what we are doing is immeasurably worthy.  We can occasionally feel isolated and forget that there are many others out there doing the same valuable thing with their children too. That's encouraging, and so is this excellent article! We have copied the article to our website for easy reading and provided a link to the original if you wish to go there. Hope you enjoy, Alan 18 Reasons Why Doctors...

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Why Homeschool - Part 2

Alan Wilson on July 2, 2012

   Why You Homeschool – Part 2            In the past few years I have used a book called Study is Hard Work, by William Armstrong as a reference for my high school students.  It is always a fresh reminder that studying is serious business and pays high dividends.  The author included a very challenging quote from a biographer of Abraham Lincoln reflecting on the education of this great president:             Mastery of language may have been that ultimate factor without which he would have failed. For the self-taught (read “homeschooled”) man who once would have given all he owned and gone...

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Why Homeschool

Alan Wilson on May 31, 2012

My wife and I have been deeply encouraged lately by reading Ann Voscamp’s book, OneThousand Gifts. If you haven’t read it, I strongly encourage you to get it and do so over the summer. She is a homeschool mom of six, the wife of a working farmer, and an author. As such, she immediately commands my respect. In a recent article she wrote: “I was a third year university student, taking a concurrent degree in Education and Child Psychology, when I began to consider the possibility of home education for our future family. Sitting in child development classes, studying how...

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