Monthly Archives: April 2015

Reflections of a Homeschool Graduate: Part Four

HA Note: The following is reprinted with permission from Kallie Culver’s blog Untold Stories. It was originally published on June 29, 2014 and has been slightly modified for HA. <Part Three Homeschooling and the Woman It Is Making… Many people, upon finding out that I was homeschooled, inevitably ask if I will homeschool my children someday. Growing up, when asked that question, my answer was

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Reflections of a Homeschool Graduate: Part Three

HA Note: The following is reprinted with permission from Kallie Culver’s blog Untold Stories. It was originally published on June 20, 2014 and has been slightly modified for HA. <Part Two Homeschooling: The Fall Out When we first started homeschooling, we utilized a mixture of curriculum, beginning with Christ Centered Curriculum, Christian Liberty, and Saxon Math. In fifth grade, we switched to a new curriculum

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UnBoxing Project: How you can help (Eleanor Skelton’s thoughts)

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on April 6, 2015, and is reprinted with permission. < Part Twelve When we became “conductors,” we learned that getting out and finding freedom is messy, and everyone’s situation is different.

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UnBoxing Project: How you can help (Cynthia Jeub’s thoughts)

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 15, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Eleven Here are Cynthia Jeub’s concluding thoughts. Rescuing people from cults is not an item to check off of a to-do list.

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UnBoxing Project: Self-care during activism

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 14, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Ten Cynthia Barram was the first friend I met in college who helped me start my own moving out process before helping

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UnBoxing Project: Homeschool, the perfect hiding place

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 13, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Nine I met Shelby while working for the student newspaper, and she mentioned that the homeschooling population seemed to be understudied in

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Reflections of a Homeschool Graduate: Part One

HA Note: The following is reprinted with permission from Kallie Culver’s blog Untold Stories. It was originally published on June 13, 2014 and has been slightly modified for HA. Homeschooling: Where I Came From One of the core reasons for me wanting to start Untold Stories is because of the healing and hope I have found through reading other blogs by homeschool graduates who have

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UnBoxing Project: Gissel’s story

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 12, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Eight In July 2014, Ashley came over to my apartment to visit one Saturday morning. Then Ashley got a text message from

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