The Reluctant Homeschooler

The following is a guest post written by Christine Mills of Hartlyn Kids.

My husband is always the one with a grand idea–from passionate thoughts about becoming the millionaire next door to HGTV worth decorating tips.

But this one regarded a child we hadn’t even had yet.

“I think homeschooling might be the way we should go.” He proudly shared one day.

‘Homeschooling?’ I remember thinking to myself.

I envisioned a socially inept group of children with mothers hovering nearby, wearing mom jeans, overalls, and shapeless dresses. I immediately put up my defense. I rattled on about the “social skills” issue and smothering our kids by forcing them to be home all day.
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