[Homestead] Homeschooling fight in NC
mmcharry at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 22:08:20 EDT 2009
On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 2:39 PM, Lynda <lurine at com-pair.net> wrote:
> Not doing birthdays or celebrating Christmas, Halloween, Easter, etc. is not
> a big deal. It's all just moe consummerism anyway.
That's a bit of an overgeneralization. It isn't child abuse at all to
deny the children celebrations unless they were used to them
(especially compared to beating babies and children with rods!), bu
tit doesn't have to be consumerism. It's still nice to have family
celebrations. Even today, families can celebrate without buying much
stuff. A birthday cake doesn't have to be expensive.
> The whole "hair shirt" routines and selling paddles and "rods" specifically
> made in special sizes to fit the age of the child beginning at 3 months is
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