What are the pros and cons of homeschooling? Anyone who has ever considered trying to homeschool has asked this question. And every parent has a list of reasons that convinced them to give it a try.
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We've all heard the typical answers from critics (who don't homeschool). They always point out the same "disadvantages of homeschooling" whenever the topic arises.
Some parents may have even decided against
the idea based on this information.
Like most things in life, homeschooling does have some disadvantages, but they aren't what you would expect.
So before you make that decision, you should hear the pros and cons of homeschooling from someone who's been involved with public school and home school.
This is by all means not a comprehensive list of pros and cons, but a personal one. I'm sure you experienced homeschool parents could add some of your own.
All of the pros and cons of homeschooling that I've mentioned here may not apply to every family, but I'm sure some can relate to at least a few of them.
We thought our girls would always be in the public school system, but it didn't work out that way.
We became dissatisfied with the public school environment for several reasons. As a result, I knew I had to try something different.
Four years later, I'm positive that this was the right decision for them.
Why did you decide to homeschool? Religious reasons? Unhappy with the school environment? Share you story with other parents!
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I thought my girls would always attend public school, just as I did. But our experiences with different school systems were disappointing. I felt I HAD …