Homeschooling Humor
We all could use a little chuckle every once in a while--especially on those days when things seem a bit bleak and challenging. Enjoy some humor from the home front.
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FTC Prosecutes Homeschoolers
Did you know that the Federal Trade Commission issued an administrative complaint against homeschooling parents charging that they were engaging in "unfair competition" against the nation's public school systems by maintaining, in effect, a group boycott? Well, April Fools!
Students Against Testing
This website offers an alternative look at standardized testing. Students Against Testing was created to be a strong force against the score-obsessed education machine known as standardized testing. At the same time, SAT also exists as an advocate for bringing positive, creative and real-life learning activities into the schools.
How to Begin Homeschooling
A good discussion of the common pitfalls new homeschooling parents face: too much structure or not enough structure. Some of these ideas won't work for everyone, but there are some interesting approaches to a balanced homeschooling learning environment.
Are Your Children Socialized?
Homeschoolers are concerned with the hearts of our children. One mom shares her busy family's life and how they interact with each other and the world.
Unschooling.com Email List
This discussion list is the companion communications forum for the Unschooling.com website.
Homeschooling Humor
Teacher Humor
While this website is not homeschool specific, it contains lots of funny anecdotes about teaching and specific teaching subjects.
Ten Reasons Not to Homeschool
A satirical look at the differences between public and home education.
Homeschooling Humor Forum at vegsource.com
Got a funny story to share? Need a good chuckle? You'll find it here as homeschooling moms and dads share the joys and humor of homeschooling.
You Might Be a Homeschooler If...
You might be a homeschooler if...your school bus is a nine-passenger van...or your biology class curriculum consists of watching your baby brother's home birth...or all the signatures on your graduation diploma end with the same last name. Josh Carden shares his insight into the homeschool lifestyle.
The Top 20 Reasons to Homeschool
A slightly 'tongue in cheek' view of why someone might choose to homeschool.
Harvard Forcing Homeschoolers to "Fit In"
Parody article describing Harvard's effort to help homeschoolers experience college "socialization."
You Might Be Homeschooled If...
you check out more than 10 books each time you visit the library...or you have ever finished your schoolwork before breakfast...or you consider sled riding phys ed. More homeschool humor.
Homeschooling SAQ (Seldom Asked Questions)
A humorous look at some of the perplexing questions a new homeschooling parent has.
We've Always Done It That Way
A look at how we can just stuck in a rut—literally—from Roman times to the present.
I Will Survive - Homeschool Version
A comical encouraging video for all homeschool moms and families.
Homeschool Humor from the Olsen Family
Wonderful collection of humorous tidbits and articles. Tickle your funny bone here.
Top 5 Reasons to Home School
A deejay relates his humorous reasons to homeschool.
FTC Prosecutes Homeschoolers
Did you know that the Federal Trade Commission issued an administrative complaint against homeschooling parents charging that they were engaging in "unfair competition" against the nation's public school systems by maintaining, in effect, a group boycott? Well, April Fools!
School Jokes
School Jokes has lots of jokes and humor all about school, school life, teachers, lessons and lots more—over 250 pages of them. Includes many subject related jokes.
Mr. Pointy Nose
A humorous look at how a clever homeschooling family can outsmart even the nosiest inspectors.
Homeschool Humor from the Knowledge House
A collection of jokes and humorous anecdotes including "You Might be Homeschooled If..." and Top 10 Things NOT to say when asked, "What?! No school today?"
Top Ten Reasons to Home School
A homeschool mom shares some funny reasons to homeschool.
50 Comebacks for Homeschooling Naysayers

This collection of funny quips will help you answer that age-old question, "What about socialization?" 

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Catholic Home Schooling: A Handbook for Parents
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