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Homeschooled Olympians Go For the Gold

Homeschooled Olympians Go For the Gold
Homeschooled Olympians Go for the Gold Years ago, I heard an Olympics commentator mention that many of the USA gymnasts are homeschooled because they have to practice for so many hours each day. I had never thought about it before. Each one of these kids has a gift. Their parents found the gift, fed the flames, and encouraged their children's unique specialization. And they ended up in the Olympics! How proud their parents must be! Did...
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Homeschooled Olympians?

Homeschooled Olympians?
I heard the Olympics commentator mention that most of the USA gymnasts are homeschooled, because they practice for so many hours each day.  Wow!  I never thought about that before, but I'll bet it's true.  Imagine, each one of those kids has a gift.  Their parents found the gift, fed the flames, and encouraged specialization.  And they ended up in the Olympics!  How proud they must be!But I'll bet you work JUST as hard as those...
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Guest — ME
As a very precocious child, but not encouraged, I have tried to be very encouraging to my children to do whatever they dreamed. W... Read More
Saturday, 28 July 2012 10:37
Guest — J W
Unfortunately, skeptics answer this with, "Well, I'll bet gymnastics is the *only* thing they do for school." I never try to conv... Read More
Wednesday, 20 August 2008 06:50
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Women's beach volleyball, anyone?

Women's beach volleyball, anyone?
I love watching the Olympics, but I have to admit that I prefer the Canadian coverage.  The US coverage seems to provide hours and hours and days and days of women's beach volleyball.  I have nothing against women's beach volleyball, but I really wanted to see more of the Olympics than just that.  When I turn on the Canadian coverage, I can see marathons, diving, gymnastics, and track.  I love it!How can these be so different...
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Michael Phelps - Superhero!

Michael Phelps - Superhero!
Michael Phelps has ADD - did you know that?  His mother was able to take what could have been a detriment, and turned it into a huge advantage.  I love this article titled "Michael Phelps' Mom on How to Raise an ADHD Superstar."  It states that "Behind almost every ADHD success story is a devoted parent (or two)." Read the article from ADDitudemag.com Did you read about my newsletter article about the boy homeschool graduate with...
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There are many children/people with ADHD who have some sort of superpowers. But the sad thing is, most of them are kind of ashamed... Read More
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WOW! I just read Matt's series, and it is fabulous. It really fits a lot with what my husband and I have been talking about this s... Read More
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