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All first time parents have some fears regarding pregnancy, birth, adoption, and/or raising their new family member(s). The news and popular pregnancy and parenting books list a plethora of imaginable complications to contribute to these concerns. Health scares, wrong medications, over parenting, under parenting, sleeping, teething, etc. The list of possible pitfalls...

Our primary goal with choosing to homeschool was to ensure that our children had a quality education delivered in a comfortable, safe, and fun environment. We wanted to be able to customize our educational approach to fit the needs of each child and reap the additional benefits of more family time, flexible vacation time and scheduling. Deciding how to best approach...

The backgrounds of individuals choosing to homeschool are more varied than ever before. The demographic data from homeschooling families over the past decade indicate that a more diverse collection of parents are choosing to homeschool. Variance in income level, family size, employment status (both inside and outside the home), debt, outside commitments, and parental...

The decision to homeschool is a personal one for every family. Some choose to homeschool for reasons associated with religious and moral beliefs, safety concerns, family circumstances, or the special educational needs of their children. Others reach their decision through a cost benefit analysis of homeschooling compared to available public and private school options....

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