With a little experience under their belts, hundreds of good books in their heads, and discussion practice before, during, after, and beyond-after movie night, homeschooled teens have something to say.
On this Out of the Box Thursday, I’d like to introduce you to two of them:
Life is Real is written by a 17-year old young woman with a passion for real living. Life hasn’t always come easy for her, but she isn’t letting that stop her from being the person she was created to be. As a new blogger, she hopes to encourage others to live – and to live real.
She opens the cyber doors to her heart with an explanation of her blog’s title:
It seems obvious to say that “Life is real.” Of course it is, life isn’t a figment of our imaginations. What else could it be? However, many times life isn’t real. At least, not the lives we let the world see. (read more …)
Written by a 19-year old college student and English lab tutor, Rothwell Study Hall is a thought-provoking and thought-provoked look into cultural norms and not-so-norms. The writer/student/blogger/spy invokes his right-as-a-writer in his first post’s opening paragraph:
“DON’T READ THIS BLOG!” Funny thing is, when one sees something like that, it is tough not to read it. So yes, I am playing off your orneriness to get you to read this thing and learn astounding facts such as … (read more …)
Do you have teens? Do they have a website? I’d love to hear what they have to say. Leave a note and share their link in the comments section!
REALITY CHECK: Summer sleep-ins are great while sleeping in, however upon waking to the inbox and calendar, one wonders why one thought one should sleep in.