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DV SpookyCat      Friday, January 25, 2019

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     I gotta say, I am so glad we made the decision to homeschool. My teenage sons are smart, well rounded, and accountable for their actions. One of the biggest drawbacks has, surprisingly, been rebuffing people that are raising another generation of millennials. I won’t bore you with the ins and outs of learning educational theory or child development. Just rest easy that our kids are gainfully employed, preparing to launch, and have been doing their own laundry, finances, and cooking for years.

     A while back, I made a few cartoons about being a Dysfunctional Veteran and raising kids.

     We split the topics the kids want to learn. In addition to core studies, my younger son is learning marketing, how to establish a business, and metallurgy. I’m teaching psychology of marketing and copyright law. My husband is supervising the forge construction and teaching the science. It’s a personal point of pride that my husband can link ANY topic to the fall of communism.

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     This is why we split the duties. Apparently, I’m too irreverent. He’s probably right.

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This is basically the look my husband has on his face all the time. I think it keeps the spark alive.

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     The kerfuffle with another parent started after I told a story about how my dad was my best friend and that we were thick as thieves until the day he died. He was also very strict and plagued by demons from his time in Vietnam. The whole point was to illustrate that it’s possible to impart conservative values and still have fun and maintain a relationship into adulthood. My husband was, unwittingly, a victim of my dad and I going a little too far with jokes, but I don’t think that detracts from my point.

Article written by: DV SpookyCat; She doesn't purr but she will tell you if you're an asshole.

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