Homeschool as a Lifestyle


Do you ever shake your head and realize you’re attempting to duplicate a school classroom right there at your dining room table?  For a few, this is their goal, but for many it is actually the opposite.  How about you? WHAT IS YOUR PURPOSE Without a clearly defined purpose statement for your family’s homeschool, you may fall prey to the trap of other’s expectations.  I encourage families who are just beginning to homeschool to determine their purposes for homeschooling before they begin anything else.  IS duplication of the school environment one of your purposes?  If so, then be sure you’re doing it.  But if not, watch out for the little things that creep in and may steal away the beautiful privileges we homeschoolers have simply because we are NOT in a classroom. LIFESTYLE “A way of life or style of living that reflects the attitudes or values of a person or group.” [1] … [Read more...]