The following is a post written by Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane.
How hard should we push our kids?
This has been my most common homeschooling question. No matter what homeschooling method we choose, we all must determine how much and how we will guide/push/lead our children in the way they should go.
Even when we employ great tools like games, field trips, and delight-directed learning, we can’t always just let our children do what they want. We are our children’s greatest coaches, and all great coaches push their players toward greatness.
Two reasons to push our kids: