You can do it too!
We are almost done with our first year homeschooling and it went well, we could definitely be more organized. I call this last year the Kick back year or the trial year, this is all new to me but we are getting there, I wasn't going to start until this year but my son was eager so we took IMPERFECT ACTION and got started last year and I am glad we did my son has learned so much in the last school year it is amazing!
I am proud to say that we worked together on it and accomplished our goals. Was it difficult? At times yes, just like anything we have ups and downs and those priceless moments as well. Anything worth doing isn't going to always be easy!
I feel home schooling is one of the hardest best things I can ever do for my kids. But I do it and will be doing it for many years. I am in it for the long haul and there is no turning back for me I am dedicated and determined because I feel it is best for my kids and our family.
For those who are starting out now or in the future, think about all of the benefits to gain from homeschooling. You will get to spend a lot of time with your kids, and teach them everything you know. You will also be learning knew things along with your kids. Home Schooling will work for your family if you all work together and make it happen!
Home Schooling also requires some sacrifice, of course as a parent you know sacrifice well. But you can add on the tile of Teacher as well. You will also have to get real good at making a single income work for your family for many years. If you are already a single income family and our making it work then great! For families with a business homeschooling is ideal. Get the kids working too!
For my family both my husband and I stay home. I mostly do the homeschool stuff and do the stay at home mom thing as well. My husband works online. Our goal is financial freedom so we can do more for our kids in the future. We want to do our best to teach our kids about life, finances, how to make money, and how to be financially independent. For us it is and will be for years to come our family business!
You will also have to sacrifice some of, well most of your time to educate your children, for me it is totally worth it. I am a home body anyway and love to spend time with my kids. Anywhere I go my kids go most of the time. We go to the park and many other places and when we are home it is school time for the most part. Although I consider just living life to be the best learning experience. My kids don't go to school we simple educate our selves daily and my kids love to learn through workbooks and activity.
For us this is all worth it and the best for us. I hope it is for you too. If not that's OK just remember to do your best. If your kids are or will be going to school then all I can say is be involved all the time know everything about your kids, there friends, the Teachers and the school itself. These days schools are getting by teaching certain topics to children way before they are ready to know it. School is a microcosm of the world and not just the good stuff.
My message here is that if you choose to homeschool it will be worth it. It may not be easy, or practice all the time, but you will never regret the time you spent with your kids. Remember to keep learning and learn with your kids. Talk to them and be open to conversations no matter how uncomfortable they may seem.
You are your child's first teacher! They look up to you and want to know what you know. This makes homeschooling one of the most natural things you can do for your kids. The idea and implementation of public full time schooling is a new concept of the 20th century. That is not the way it was for thousands, if not millions of years.
I hope you liked this article and found it helpful. Thank you for reading!
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