Don’t have an education degree? Don’t worry.
You don’t need one to teach your own children.
You just need love, commitment, and perseverance. And you have that, right?
We don’t have to wait until it’s on the curriculum (if it ever is). We can come up with truly individualised programs. We can cater to learning differences and special needs without waiting for funding or staff. Bullying is not an issue when parents are there to guide children.
But it’s not all about the academic side – homeschooling is the only way you can have a truly holistic education. It provides the time and shared activities that bring your family closer. Parents and children having close, respectful relationships and siblings being best friends are completely normal in homeschooling families. And trust me, socialisation is really NOT an issue.
Homeschooling is amazing, and
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