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About admin

Danielle Papageorgiou has been homeschooling, or “lifeschooling,” for 21 years (she counts birth as day 1!) and has blogged, spoken, and run her own conference for many of those years. She has a passion for helping other homeschoolers learn how to homeschool in a way that does not compete with family life, but actually enhances it…homeschooling done in a spirit of freedom, not legalism.
Article: Homeschool Co-ops Turned Private Schools

I have been disturbed by the number of co-ops popping up and the increasing ridgidity (is that a word?) of them. Didn’t we leave “Egypt” behind? Isn’t the age-segregated, academically-driven (rather than spiritually-driven) culture of school, which disrupts family life and demands so much, the very thing that birthed the homeschooling movement? The increasing popularity…

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Article: Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Issues

This is another great article that really touches on some reasons why lifeschooling is so important. Children truly do need time to just be children! Time and again we are told that children learn best by playing, yet we continue to focus on academics and put them in school at younger and younger ages. Simplifying…

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Article: Are We Starving the Hearts of Our Children?

  A friend sent this article to me and I wanted to share it with you, as it is part of the heart of this conference. Our children need time to be children! They need time to experience life, to take it all in. If we are not intentional about putting margin into our lives…

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