I can not speak for every homeschooling family, as everyone does things a little differently. This is what a “typical” day looks like for us!
I think people get the idea that families who choose to homeschool do so because they think the school system is evil. Or that public school teachers are bad at teaching, or that they do not care about our kids.
For our family that is false. I have friends who are school teachers. They love their students, they love their jobs, they do the absolute best that they can! Their students love them back. They set up really fun activities, and do their best to help the students who are falling behind, while supporting the growth of kids who excel. Thats a lot to ask of one person who is responsible for 20-30 children. I am seriously impressed with their skills and patience.
So why do we take the family schooling approach?
~I love to see my children loving to learn. The smiles that appear on their faces when the “get it”. Nothing beats that. If my child was schooling in a building blocks away from our home, I would miss out on the joy.
~I love that if my daughter get frustrated we can stop and take a Continue reading Ramblings of a Homeschooling Mama: Why We Homeschool