9 Things Homeschoolers Are Tired Of Hearing
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9 Things Homeschoolers Are Tired Of Hearing

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9 Things Homeschoolers Are Tired Of Hearing

All the time, people think that all homeschoolers are alike. I don't know about you, but I am tired of hearing the same things over and over again. These are just a few things that you are probably tired of hearing, if you're a homeschooler.

1. "Do you even do school?"

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Sometimes I want to smack people when they ask this question, other times, this question is actually valid. I understand that some parents are not "academically strict", but YES! I DO SCHOOL! How do you think I move up a grade each year!?!?!

2. "Do you have social skills?"

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"Ummmmmm......Well, you see.... "

I know that some homeschoolers don't have social skills, but if your asking me that questions, it means that I am talking to you. If I am talking to you, that means that I have SOME social skills. Looks like somebody needs to work on being more observant, just saying. :)

3. "If you're a homeschooler, then why aren't you wearing long jean skirts and pigtails?"

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Are you kidding me? Look at me? All of "us" are not like the Duggars (don't get me wrong, I LOVE watching the Duggars on TV)!

4. "You just get to wear pajamas all day, right?"

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My response to this question has always been, "Pssh, no! My mom makes me get up everyday, get dressed, and get ready for the day." In actuality, most days I do stay in my pajamas! :)

5. "Do you get even snow days?"

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No, we don't. We don't have to go anywhere for school, so we just continue to do school. I wish I got snow days, though.

6. "Homeschoolers are SO lucky, they don't have to do any homework."

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I'm sorry, but did you really just say that? I do all of my school at home, therefore all of my school is "homework". So yes, homeschoolers do homework.

7. "If you're a homeschooler, you must be sheltered...right?"

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I don't live under a rock. I have seen movies and I do listen to music. Why does everybody think that if you are a homeschooler, you never leave the house?

8. When it's the middle of the day, and someone asks: "Why aren't you in school?"

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Okay, this is actually makes sense. I can totally understand it when you are out in public and someone asks this, however.... it does get old getting asked this question. I get asked this question all the time.

9. "So, do you homeschool through college?"

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Really? No! I don't even think you can do that. I will go to college, just like most people.

I know sometimes homeschoolers can be weird, but we are not all the same. We are normal people. We do school, and we are not all lazy. If you are homeschooler, I am sure that some of these "common miss-beliefs" hit a little close to home. These are just 9 things homeschoolers are tired of hearing.

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