On Friday, I posted "Why the Romeike's Don't Deserve Asylum." The response was quite amazing. In just two days, I received more than 1,000 views. It was shared on Facebook over and over again, and, from what I can see and what I have been told, all the feedback was very positive.
Way to be civil, world!
There are a few items I would like to clarify about the Romeike situation.
The result of all this back and forth on the Romeikes' status
The Romeikes flooded my news feed multiple times the past few years. Most recently, on March 3, cries for support once again dominated my Facebook timeline and homeschool groups.
Why the concerns for the Romeike family and not for other struggling immigrants? Perhaps because many American homeschoolers see themselves in the Romeikes - they are a white, Christian family with, originally, five children (now seven children).
The Romeikes are an interesting story
Did you catch all the posts in Angela's Wade series about Unschooling?
Now is the perfect time to catch up at Mindful Homeschooler!
Math for Young Children
Not necessarily a part of her series on Unschooling Resources but still an excellent read by Angela, "Truth, Lies, and Unschooling."
Want to hear more from Angela? We want to know your questions about
Getting to be a great homeschooling parent takes time.
That first year of homeschooling, be prepared to go to bed each night with some fear in your heart. Fear of messing up the very kids you are trying to free. Fear of failing your most beloved children. Fear of being inadequate. I remember feeling anxious much of the time.
It took me about a full year before I realized that we were homeschooling. We were doing it! (We had been doing it all along.) It probably