So this weeks Heart of the Matter Weekly Meme question is great and I can not wait to read some of the responses. But meanwhile, here is mine.
Picture a lovely, sunny day at the park. It is about 11:30 in the afternoon and my kids 6 and 3 are playing on the playground with about 8 other kids that are all homeschooled. A lady approaches me and asked "Oh are the kids on a field trip of some sort?".
I laughed a little and said well, sort of".
She asks, "What do you mean sort of? What school do they go to?"
My reply was "They are homeschooled. We teach our kids at home."
"Oh, wow, you all are teachers?"
"No, we are mostly all housewives."
"Is that legal?"
"Yes, in the state of California and many other states as well."
"Well, are your kids socialized? So you ever get your kids out with other kids? Don't you worry about socialization?"
I burst into a snicker and pointed my finger to the group of kids all playing together and said to her, "What do you think! Yes, I believe they are socialized very well."
The conversation went on from there about how public school socialization structure etc. I will not bore you with that.
Hmmm, so are my kids socialized when they play with only 8 other kids? Let me think for a moment. I don't know are they? Goodness gracious should I do more? No, I think they are just fine!
So that is my little funniest question I have ever been asked.
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