“You’re too busy, that’s not real school, and you need to talk about sex!”

Ah, summer. The season for gatherings of kin and kindred from far and wide. The time of year when politics and beer mingle amongst the loosely related, and all sorts of fabulous crazy comes bubbling to the surface:

Like your Great Aunt Mildred taking a really keen interest in the fact that you homeschool. Good times.

In the latest episode of the Straddle Parenting podcast, Christopher and I review a handful of society’s favorite objections to homeschooling, offering up some gentle rebuffs and (hopefully) encouraging you that no matter what your second cousin twice removed might suggest, you’re not ruining your kids’ lives.

Straddle Parenting Episode 6