I have one gifted and one challenged child. It's easy for skeptics to say "Oh, well, homeschooling obviously works for that child, but that other child..." I've learned to live with the hurt because I, unlike the skeptics, know my child. I know this child would languish in the "special ed system." I know that this child has been maturing and learning because of a huge dollop of grace from God.
Still stings, though.
I love this story! Our first year homeschooling our older girls (then grades 9 and 11) my BIL offered one $300 to go back to school. Now, they tolerate us but can't argue test scores and social skills. They are almost ready to admit that it is a good thing for our youngest.
Every once in a while, I'll run across a parent that says "My child is struggling with a gaming addiction" or other tech-related addiction. Often, these parents will say, "She's