Carnival of Homeschooling: “S” word edition
Socialization and other “S” words are the theme of this week’s carnival at PHAT Mommy’s blog.
Welcome to the 117th Carnival of Homeschooling – the “S” word edition. As a homeschooler, you know the S word… Socialization. You’re also probably either sick of hearing that word, or it is laughable to you.
In the minds of non-homeschoolers, the question of “socialization” is a big one. Where else but in school can children learn to play nice with others? To follow rules? To earn their “hard knocks?” To deal with bullies? To handle peer pressure? But homeschoolers know that these issues are not unique to the school environment. They happen everywhere, all the time. Unless of course you keep your children locked in a closet. Read more…