Homeschooling is a commitment. You are investing your precious time and attention for the long-term success and happiness of your children. In this conversation, Tali and Scott deep dive the common fear of being overwhelmed.
IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:
- A common question from those considering homeschooling is how to not lose yourself
- Homeschooling is not as hard as you might think
- It’s okay if spouses don’t agree on all aspects (feature not a bug)
- You have a lot of options, each with varying impacts on time for yourself
- Just start … then adjust. It’s a process you continually tweak.
- You don’t need to have plan for entire K-12 experience. Planning out a month or two in advance is fine.
- Part-time private schools are one option
- Co-ops offer additional benefit, the opportunity to share your passions
- Extended family plans
- Homeschooling play groups and field trips
- Every homeschooling mom, no matter how devoted needs time to herself to recoup and regenerate
- There are so many resources: Mom’s groups, churches, online curriculum, etc.
- Finding homeschooling groups and play groups in your area
- Always do a tour before committing to a program
- Consider attending homeschooling conventions
- Homeschoolers are very much like Bitcoiners. They're very, very friendly, open, and more than happy to share experience.
- Stay flexible and know that it's going to be okay. Take one step at a time.