Why This Muslim Family Homeschools

On my oldest daughter’s first day of school, she came home and said, “John says I’m his girlfriend. What does that mean?” I explained to her that everyone, boy or girl, is her friend and there is no need for special terms like boyfriend or girlfriend. As she was only five, that seemed like enough of an explanation. The next week, she announced that she could no longer wear her favorite dress because, “Susie says it’s stupid.” I explained that she is free to choose her own clothes and that Susie’s opinion shouldn’t sway her. The following month, she came … Continue reading