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Conference Vignette #2: On Trusting Yourself

One of my favorite parts of the VaHomeschoolers Conference is getting to meet so many homeschoolers who have just started out on their journey. I often have folks who come up after my Beginning Homeschooling session to ask me questions, usually wanting to further clarify something I said or about something specific to their personal situation.

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Isolated? I Don't Think So.

The Washington Post recently ran an article on the increasing popularity of homeschooling by Muslims. It profiled Priscilla, a good friend of mine and her beautiful family. Unfortunately, the way it was written/edited, it also played into the stereotype of the “isolated religious homeschooler” trying to keep their kids away from negative influences. Which, if you know Priscilla (and many of the other homeschool families profiled) you would know is the farthest thing from the truth. Not only is she active in the homeschooling community, but also in the interfaith community.

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