• Secular Homeschooling

    Published on 12-15-2009 06:26 AM
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    I happened across a secular homeschooler's blog this morning that I had never visited before, and that is always an exciting prospect for me. Sadly, though, I quickly discovered that the ENTIRE purpose of this mom's blog was to discredit Christians and Christianity. Each post was a diatribe full of cartoons, quotes, and satires of Christians, Christian homeschoolers, and anything related to the Christian faith.

    I felt so sad for this woman. Her whole identity is wrapped up in who she "isn't."

    Secular Homeschoolers shouldn't have to be spending their time explaining who they "aren't." Maybe the problem is the word "secular"?? The definition of secular is usually something like: rejecting religion or not concerned with religion. The word SECULAR, I guess, defines us, by what we AREN'T. That bums me out.

    I SO prefer to be defined by what I AM. ...
    Published on 10-21-2009 09:25 AM
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    Copied, with permission, from the blog: My Green Garden

    I'm going out on a limb here, inspired by the bravery of several other secular homeschoolers who have come out of ...
    Published on 08-20-2009 09:24 AM
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    As the Christian versus secular curriculum comparison discussion goes on (see recent posts for more) I dredged up from drafts today this May 2006 "BS" (Before Snook!) essay, which seems right on point for our current competing power of story and its many tangents:

    Teaching ...
    Published on 07-01-2009 09:22 AM
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    The few. The proud. The secular homeschoolers.

    Ok, so maybe it's not the most encouraging slogan, but it is how I feel sometimes when I peruse the Homeschooling ...
    Published on 05-06-2009 09:22 AM
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    It would be fine to start out my first article for SecularHomeschool.com with a nondescript article about homeschooling styles, curriculum choices, or choices for homeschooling high school, but that ...
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