Why We Decided to Homeschool Part IV: The Little (Big) Things

Beyond concerns about the education system, socialization of our children, and food safety, there are a few other, little (and not so little) things that answer the question of why to homeschool. This post wraps up the series by addressing those little (big) things. First, a logistical issue. We live … Continue reading

Why We Decided to Homeschool Part III: Food Issues

I wish food issues played no part in our decision to homeschool. I wish food issues were a non-issue in a multitude of places, but sadly, that is not so. When you have children with food allergies, considering their safety when outside of your care is a matter of life … Continue reading

Why We Decided to Homeschool Part II: Socialization

One of the most common concerns I’ve heard people express about Homeschooling is this: What about socialization? Originally, I shared that concern. How on earth were my kids going to learn how to get along with their peers without being in a public school? Then I thought about it a bit … Continue reading

Why We Decided to Homeschool Part I: Concerns About Public Schools

This is the first post in the series “Why We Decided to Homeschool”. Since this was a joint decision, I asked Darrel to share his thoughts – especially about our first issue. Without further ado, and for his first appearance on my blog, here is what my husband has to say … Continue reading