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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Home Schooling from Scratch : Simple Living, Super Learning
Parents learn what they really need, how to find or create materials and opportunities for less money, and how to organize their household for economical, happy learning.
Homeschooling Older Kids
Homeschooling Older Kids is a part of Eclectic Home Educators that is dedicated to homeschooling children ages 11 and up.
18 Reasons Why Doctors and Lawyers Homeschool Their Children
The face of homeschooling is changing. We are not all religious extremists or farmers, and our kids are not all overachieving academic nerds without social skills. This article outlines some of the practical advantages of homeschooling.
Bob Jones University Testing and Evaluation Services
Offers the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS), the Stanford Achievement Test, the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT), and the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT). There are some specific guidelines for administering these tests, including requirements in some cases for a bachelor's degree, teacher certification, and/or special training in test administration. Also offered are test support products designed to help your child achieve higher test scores.
Secular Homeschooling Forum at vegsource.com
A message board at vegsource.com for those who homeschool for non-religious reasons.
Homeschooling Humor
The Top 20 Reasons to Homeschool
A slightly 'tongue in cheek' view of why someone might choose to homeschool.
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.
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.
Teacher Humor
While this website is not homeschool specific, it contains lots of funny anecdotes about teaching and specific teaching subjects.
Top Ten Reasons to Home School
A homeschool mom shares some funny reasons to homeschool.
Ten Reasons Not to Homeschool
A satirical look at the differences between public and home education.
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.
Harvard Forcing Homeschoolers to "Fit In"
Parody article describing Harvard's effort to help homeschoolers experience college "socialization."
Mr. Pointy Nose
A humorous look at how a clever homeschooling family can outsmart even the nosiest inspectors.
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.
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 5 Reasons to Home School
A deejay relates his humorous reasons to homeschool.
Homeschool Humor from the Olsen Family
Wonderful collection of humorous tidbits and articles. Tickle your funny bone here.
I Will Survive - Homeschool Version
A comical encouraging video for all homeschool moms and families.
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.
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!
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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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