I graduate this summer.
I’m 100% done with my school. Every credit is accounted for. I even got a head start on college. How did I get all this done?
No, it’s not suppressive and anti-social.
And we aren’t Amish…
Homeschooling has been a huge blessing on me and my family. It has allowed me to do things that public school wouldn’t, such as dance and taekwan-do classes during the day.
Homeschool also allowed me to get a 7-credit head start on college last semester.
My mother had the chance to personally see over my school and was able to approve of everything I learned.
Speaking of, I got to choose what I learned a lot of the time, especially when I got to high school. One semester I had a focus on archaeology. I got to study mythology. I learned about astronomy for a semester. I got to pick what science to do, what English to do, which foreign language I wanted to learn.
Homeschooling gave me time to write a book. (Or two and a half…)
Homeschool connected me with my boyfriend. If I had been public schooled, I never would’ve met Golden Boy since we met in a homeschoolers chemistry class. The thought of not having him in my life is physically painful.
I’m sure public school has it’s good points, like sporting teams and dances, but don’t tell me it’s more social. Sure, you may see a lot of people every day, but how many close friends do you have? I have four very close friends, not including Golden Boy, and a handful of other good friends, friends I can trust. I met the majority of them because of homeschool classes. It may be a different story for you, but I don’t hear about having that many close friends from people I know who are public school.
There’s less drama in homeschool! There’s no backstabbing, breakups, “She-said he-said” or any of that junk. It’s you, chilling at home, listening to music and taking an hour long lunch break.I mean, you have to deal with siblings, but you have to do that anyway.
(There’s also less drugs, underage drinking, and sleeping around)
I was able to get closer to my mom than I would’ve if I was gone every day. I got to focus on my faith through my school. Apologia science is a wonderful thing.
I will definitely be homeschooling my future children, as long as it’s still legal. Making homeschool illegal is really such a stupid idea. The government is just afraid because the majority of homeschooling families are Christian, conservative, or both and they don’t want either group in America anymore. So I pray for the future of homeschool, especially since public school has gone SO far downhill.
Are you homeschooled, or were in the past? What are your experiences with homeschooling?