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.