Since we started entertaining the idea of homeschooling, the most common question we have gotten is, "What about socialization?".
Since we are only 3 weeks in to this adventure, I'll let the experts and homeschool veterans answer this question.
Here are some links to shed light on the topic:
1. To make a long story short- http://www.homeschoolers.org/what_about_socialization
2. Does school based socialization really mimic the real world?- http://www.homeeducator.com/familytimes/articles/10-1article1.htm
3.Research on the academic and social development of homeschoolers- http://eric.ed.gov/PDFS/EJ682480.pdf
4. Some interesting stats on homeschooling-