This is so amazing. Thank you for taking the time to explain the socialization part of homeschooling. I really had a hard time explaining myself that it was getting dull and almost sounding like a justification. LOL! If you get to meet my children, they are one of the best communicator for their ages. They can talk to a thirty or fifty or a 3 year old with no mess or awkwardness. It is so natural and supernatural at the same time.
Lovely well meaning people keep asking how my kids will socialize if they are homeschooled. And I keep repeating myself. So, I’m going to write it down here and tell them to read it because when I say it now, its so rote and practised, there isn’t any conviction 🙂
Well, in a typical week, Bern is visited once by Farhan who lives in the palatial mansion behind us. They barely speak the same language but seem to have fun comparing what they can and cannot get away with on their bicycles. Farhan is 8 and can cycle anything! He has an amazing collection of bikes and can do tricks on them. Bern can barely cycle with slightly elevated training wheels , bless his little uncoordinated soul!
At least twice a week, they play with Hannah and Sophie from further down the road. Their games tend to be wilder, with…
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