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Sunday, August 30, 2009

You Know You Are Homeschooled If...

1. You've been asked "so, like, do you have any friends?"
2. You've experienced the pain of BJU Press
3. sometimes mixed with Saxon math
4. You've been asked "so you get to do whatever you want all day?"
5. You've been asked "can you do school in your pajamas?"
6. More than one of your friends lives in the country.
7. You've ever been enrolled in The Potters School.
8. You have at least two friends that have 4 or more siblings.
9. You've been asked "so who teaches you?"
10. Upon hearing the answer "my mom" they've asked, "did she have to like go to college to be a teacher?"
11. You've actually heard of Kutless.
12. You and all your friends know Rosetta Stone is the best language program.
13. You've been asked "do you have gym class?"
14. You classify the world into two types of people- the people that say "LUCKY!" upon hearing you're homeschooled, and the people that say "wow that must stink" when hearing it.
15. You've been asked many times when you get up in the morning.
16. You're sick of people asking you when school ends and when school starts each day.
17. You don't understand how lucky you are that you don't have to eat cafeteria food.
18. You wake up every morning laughing, knowing that your public school friends are already in first or second period.
19. 2/3s of all your "field trips" take place in your back yard.
20. You know you've found someone extraordinary when they can actually make a half-decent homeschool joke.
21. You know that if that defines extraordinary, about 1 in every 50 people are extraordinary.
22. When you go out to stores during school hours you're asked "school kids have the day off today?"
23. You try ever so hard to smile and say "No, I'm homeschooled" but you really just want to roll your eyes and walk away.
24. You've been outside during school hours and a cop has actually asked you why you're not in school.
25.You often avoid telling people you're homeschooled, just so you don't have to answer all the idiotic questions stated above.

2 comments:

Wendy Hawksley said...

Ok, here we've got 4, 5, 10, and 15.

My sister is sooo jealous that I wake up sometime around 8 a.m., while she drags her butt out of bed at 6 a.m. to get her 4 children ready for school. Hee hee hee.

Megan Champion said...

I am the oldest of 7 kids - now Im 27 years old and have a 6 year old of my own.

My Mom Homeschooled us all back when people thought we must be in a cult or mormons or something else really really weird.

Reading this stuff brings back memories.

Its not for the faint of heart!

And its something I wouldnt trade :-)