In which the Highly Sensitive Homeschooler goes on a college trip, and decides she’d rather stay in her bed forever.

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It was an average day, really. Nothing from the outside that would make it look like I should want to retreat to my bed never to return.

Beautiful weather, kind people, peaceful campus. (Wait, that actually sounds better than average…)

So what was the problem?
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Lessons I’m Learning from our First College Application Experience

This being our first go-round at applying to colleges, I am no expert.

What is that saying? Everyone’s life is either an example or a warning?

*Ahem*

Anyway, our oldest turned 18 recently, and she is certainly our guinea pig in all things education and parenting.
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What we are using this year: 11th grade

2014-2015 will be my 12th official year of homeschooling.  I didn’t think that was a big deal, until this summer when sitting with other mothers from our Classical Conversations group. They are a younger group for the most part, and there were  some ooohs and aaahs during introductions when I said how long we had been homeschooling. I guess I can consider myself a veteran now!
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