Why we don’t use “school” to teach hard work

Driving to the grocery store one evening, I tried to explain to my kids why daddy is so tired all the time. You see, my husband recently reentered the field of engineering after a six year hiatus.

For him, every day comes with a new set of challenges. He is re-learning constantly. It’s not re-learning the same things either. Each day, he encounters new programs, new problems, new state regulations, and he’s been at this for three months straight.

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The Most Important Thing to do BEFORE You Homeschool

homeschool philosophy of education

So many parents start homeschooling with only a vague idea of what they want their homeschool to look like. They only know that traditional school isn’t going to give their kids the kind of education they want for them. But with only a vague idea of what you want school to be, you might end up hating homeschooling, or worse, your kids will.

If you invest time before you homeschool to develop your philosophy of education, you will find a homeschool style that fits your family and have a thriving homeschool for years to come.

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