Andrew O'Hehir of Salon has written a compelling essay about his life as a homeschooling dad, written in something similar to a FAQ format: There's the frequently asked question, the vague reply he gave in real life, and then the longer full truth he doesn't feel like getting into when a stranger starts inquiring about his childrearing decisions. Like:
Mrs. GSP: Do you use a curriculum?
Me: Oh, sure! Absolutely.
Real answer: Give me a break! These kids are 5 years old. What curriculum was involved when you were in kindergarten? As I recall, it was mainly scissors and paste.
Read the whole thing here.