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Do you enjoy homeschooling your children?

I am considering homeschooling. I have a 4 yr old and a 2 yr old. Are you happy with your dicision to homeschool? Are you very stressed? Is it expensive? What is your advice? Thank you

Asked By: Pursuing Peace - 1/14/2008
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My husband and I have been homeschooling for nine years. We began when our sons were in 4th, 2nd and kindergarten grades. Until we homeschooled they were in a local public school... More
Answered By: Karen Z Hoogland - 1/14/2008
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Its a terriable option that makes your kids unable to deal with social situations. And at the end of the day what kind of education are you really giving your children so when they go out into higher education can they hack it and make it into todays fast pace situations and job market?
Answered By: foosball_destroyer1 - 1/14/2008
 
I think homeschooling is the best option there is for children as well as teenagers. I homeschool myself through ILC for 2 years since grade 9. I am very happy with my decision to homeschool. I find that I am less stressed being homeschool, as there is more time and freedom than public schools. No, it is not... More
Answered By: ♫Deﻯtinée♫ - 1/14/2008
 
I am 13 years old and I have been home schooled in 7th and now 8th grade. I really enjoy it, and I am considering doing it for high school as well, but I might go to the local high school because that's where all of my friends are going, and I tested into a gifted group for which they have a special program... More
Answered By: veggie 4 life - 1/14/2008
 
Consider the mega budget-cut the Bush Administration have implemented, public schools have cut the school days a bit shorter than back in our old days. So I have to resort to half-homeschooling with my academic curriculum for my 8-year-old daughter. But I still make her go to school anyway, just to maximize my tax... More
Answered By: WarnerSister - 1/14/2008
 
We are very happy with homeschooling. My boy's are now almost eight (in March) years old and one just just turned six this month. We have started from the time my oldest was about to enter Kindergarten. I will admit the first year was the toughest and I was stressed out in the beginning but once I realized... More
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Answered By: jsillywoman - 1/14/2008
 
I also have a 2 and 4 year old, both girls. We homeschool and love it. It is stressfull at times, but not as stressfull for me in comparison to having my kids gone from me all day everyday;not knowing most of what they were doing, hearing and seeing... More
Answered By: Question Addict - 1/14/2008
 
Usually. LOL We have days I hold my head in my hands and wonder why on earth I'm doing this. Everyone homeschooler I know does. *grin... More
Answered By: pinkpiglet126 - 1/14/2008
 
I am very happy with our decision to homeschool. We pulled him out in first of 8th grade and feel we should have done it much earlier... More
Answered By: Janis B - 1/14/2008
 
I am exceedingly happy with homeschooling. We were in public schools for five years, and by the end, it was too much work for not enough for the kids.
Answered By: Melissa - 1/14/2008
 
I wouldn't keep homeschooling my children if I didn't enjoy it. :) We have our days (sometimes weeks) where it can be frustrating, but 99% of the time, it's great... More
Answered By: glurpy - 1/14/2008
 
I love homeschooling my children! It is hands down the best decision my husband and I have ever made for our children. I was pregnant our first year homeschooling, and had a newborn this year. Even with all of those changes, I am not stressed at all! It is infinitely easier than trying to make my family fit into a... More
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Answered By: Jazzy - 1/14/2008
 
We would not have it any another way... More
Answered By: busymom - 1/14/2008
 
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