If I Had Been Homeschooled… What Parents Are Saying That Homeschooled Kids Miss Out On

If I Had Been Homeschooled… What Parents Are Saying That Homeschooled Kids Miss Out On

Besides the obvious, leaving home 5 days a week for 8-10 hours/day and rectangular slices of cardboard pizza, I wanted to really list what would have been missed if I had not gone to a conventional school.  If I am going to commit to homeschooling until college-do-us-part, I owe it to my boys to fully understand what I’m asking them to give up.
And the #1 thing readers said they would have missed was…

When Family and Friends Are Opposed to Homeschooling

When Family and Friends Are Opposed to Homeschooling

It seems some people lose all sense of decorum when confronted with the disquieting news that you are planning to homeschool…The last thing a worried new homeschool mom needs to bear is the added weight of the thinly veiled indignation of others. As if their obvious questions and assertions haven’t crossed her mind.

Please Do Not Apologize, I Probably Won’t Make it to See Your Kid Do Their Thing Either

Please Do Not Apologize, I Probably Won’t Make it to See Your Kid Do Their Thing Either

As for me and mine, no need to apologize for not being able to be there when I never expected it of you. And for those busy moms who suddenly went out of their way and showed up unexpectedly to see my boys do their thing, please know how much I appreciated the time sacrifice. Someday I hope to repay the gift, if I have never seen your baby be awesome. But don’t be creepy and keep a tally or anything. I do like Netflix.

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