Home Schooling

Splash Magazine (Sam's Club Members)
Creation Integrated Media

Summer 2003
Support Groups:
Strength in Numbers
(pages 20, 210)

by Rebecca Ponton

Parents aren't the only ones who can feel isolated by homeschooling. Often, if kids are not enrolled at a local school, they're not allowed to participate in sports and other school-sponsored activities. Therefore, the burden is on parents to find creative and social outlets for their children.

While church youth groups and musical activities, such as band and choir, are possibilities, as are Boy and Girl Scout programs, more homeschooling parents and their children are turning to support groups to help meet their need for social interaction . . .

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