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Home Schooling? I Could Never Do That! (Part 2)

Home Schooling? I Could Never Do That! (Part 2)

Unless education promotes character making… it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it.” 
― William Howard Taft

In the last blog article (Part 1), we discussed assumption #1 of two assumptions people often make when they say they could never home school: because I home school, I must be a naturally patient person, not prone to anger or frustration.  Hopefully we dispelled that myth.

In this post, we will focus on assumption #2: If I don’t enjoy my children now, or find them easy to be with, that will never change.  I believe the answer to this speaks to the heart of homeschooling. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 31, 2014 in Home Schooling

 

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Home schooling? I Could Never Do That! (Part 1)

Home schooling?  I Could Never Do That! (Part 1)

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

When people learn that we home school our children, I often get comments like this: “I could never do that…..I could never spend that much time with my kids….We barely get through their homework in the evening without killing each other, so how could we do it all day long?….I’m not like you―I don’t have enough patience.” Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Home Schooling

 

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