Questions answered in other posts:
• Why do you homeschool?
• We’re thinking about home-schooling, but the idea of it is completely overwhelming. Where do
I even start? What are the rules and laws? How do I know what my child needs to learn and when?
• What does your school day look like?
• How smart do you have to be to homeschool? What if I screw my kids up?
• What would you say are the biggest pros and cons of homeschooling?
• Are you afraid your subjects of dislike will rub off on your kids?
• Any suggestions for keeping little ones busy during school time?
• Are you super patient?
• How do you know if you're homeschooling for the right reasons, and not selfish reasons?
• Will you homeschool through high school? If so, what about sports? Prom? Graduation? Diploma?
• What is your take on homeschooled kids enjoying the 'fun stuff' at public school but not the academic stuff (dual-enrollment)? And if you dual-enroll, how do you combat negative attitudes from public-school parents?
• Do you follow the local school calendar? When do you start and stop your school year? What do you do for breaks?
• If both parents are homebodies, how do you make sure you get your kids involved socially?
• When you already struggle with feeling not "good enough" as a mom/wife, how do you add in homeschooling without being crushed under the pressure to also be "good enough" as a teacher?
"Are you held accountable to the state for your kid’s education?"
"How you do try to make sure your kids end up 'normal' and aren't socially-ignorant (or just plain weird) when they go out in public?"
"Progressive home school practices have all but debunked the socialization objection."
"If you are financially-strained and/or stingy, how do you know how much you really, truly NEED to spend on materials for homeschooling?"
I hope that helps a little! More later...I'm out of time!