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    Published on 07-20-2010 06:39 AM
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    by Jadzia66

    If anyone had told me a year ago that I would be homeschooling, I would have laughed and thought they were joking. Instead, 2 weeks into my daughter's second grade year, homeschooling was thrust upon me in a single day. The shock of it came later that night. What I did first was spring into action, calling our Board of Education and finding out how to go about doing this. I was so relieved at how helpful they were! The woman on the phone gave me a bunch of information which I furiously wrote down and then immediately sent out the required paperwork. Hubby went to Walmart that afternoon and bought "The Big Book of 2nd Grade" workbook to tied us over until we picked out a cirriculum. Later that night after everyone was in bed and the house was quiet the panic set in. Homeschooling?? Me?? How was I going to manage this, especially with a soon to be 2 year old in the house? Would I be capable of it? ...
    by Published on 07-14-2010 08:10 AM
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    1279121417_icontexto-inside-facebook-pngI have a saying I coined awhile back.... "Google owns the world. They just let Facebook live in it."

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    So if you have a website, no matter what the size, you begin to strategize on how to integrate it with the deity of social networks. That is true here at SecularHomeschool.com, too. We have had a Facebook presence since the beginning of the site, and it has grown to over 750 "Likes".

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