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Originally Posted by kittywitty View Post

Plus if I even bring up going to "school" they totally lose it and cry and then I feel terrible. After my dd's experience, I've tried to tell them not all schools are bad, they might make friends (no homeschool support here or playgroups or...anything), etc. and it's a definite "You can't make me go!".
My previously unschooled dd did the same thing until I made her go and now she loves it so much she cries if she has to miss a day. Trust me, your 8 yr old isnt going to want to embarass himself in front of a classroom with an 'i dont wanna' tantrum.