"The American Dream turned into a nightmare when the housing bubble burst.
"People have been trying to figure out who to blame- Greedy bankers? Corrupt politicians? Ignorant homeowners?
"In American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Homeownership, Randal O'Toole explores the forces at play in the housing market and shows how we can rebuild the American dream of homeownership by eliminating federal, state, and local policies that distort the free market for housing." Cato Institute
Unschooling is a wonderful option for some families.
Focused on the needs of the child and family rather than a structured learning environment, many parents and kids love this method of learning.
Could it be right for you? You bet! Watch here to learn more:
According to Alan Greenspan, “Baby boomers are being replaced by groups of young workers who have regrettably scored rather poorly in international educational match-ups over the last two decades....
"The productivity of the younger part of our workforce is declining relative to the level of productivity achieved by the retiring baby boomers. This raises some major concerns about the productive skills of our future U.S. labor force.”
Alas, Alan may be right. But Patriotic Moms can make up the difference.
It’s more important than ever before to take responsibility for the education of our children. We can’t just leave it to the schools and hope everything will turn out OK. We can be actively involved and seek opportunities to teach and reinforce the important knowledge and skills our kids need.
A great nation is built one child, one home, and one day at a time.
"The eyes of the world being thus on our Country, it is put the more on its good behavior, and under the greater obligation also, to do justice to the Tree of Liberty by an exhibition of the fine fruits we gather from it." ~ James Madison