We've been asked lots of questions about homeschooling, from how to determine if it's the right choice to what types of curriculum to follow. If you've been considering homeschooling for your family, this episode is for you!
"It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world, it's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless." - L. R. Nost
There are many reasons why families choose to homeschool varying from lifestyle choices, to learning differences. No matter your reason for wanting to explore and understand your homeschooling options, there are many resources and types of support available to you.
In this episode, we share our experiences and knowledge from years of homeschooling and homeschool teaching to help you understand your options and determine if this is the best path for your family.
We cover everything from reasons why families consider homeschooling to how to find and choose your curriculum, and share from our hearts and experiences how we have seen homeschooling impact our children and families as well as the many other children and families we've seen over the years.
There is not one, but many ways to approach homeschooling, and only you will know what is best for your family. Listen in to hear our stories. We hope you will find inspiration for your own journey.
Resources from This Episode:
John Taylor Gatto, Dumbing Us Down: https://www.johntaylorgatto.com/
John Holt: https://www.johnholtgws.com/
David Colfax, Homeschooling for Excellence: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/725228.Homeschooling_for_Excellence
Julie Bogart: http://blog.bravewriter.com/
Thomas J. Cottle, A Sense of Self: http://thomascottle.com/
Dr. Gordon Neufeld, Hold Onto Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/106744.Hold_On_to_Your_Kids
Mary Pipher, Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/159760.Reviving_Ophelia