If I can homeschool, you can do it too.

The following is a guest post written by Lorilee Lippincott of Loving Simple Living.

Back when I started homeschooling about 3 years ago I had a totally different idea about what it was. Not only did I have a different idea about what homeschool was, I also had a different idea about what my kids needed, about how to teach, … about everything.

I started homeschooling armed with a school room, lots of parenting books, structured curriculum, scheduled days, and very young kids. I was an over-achiever so I thought they should be too.

It helped that both my kids caught onto ideas fast and could remember an amazing amount of information. I saw it as my job to fill them as full as I could and then send them to Harvard.

I also saw other homeschool families and read about strange concepts like unschooling or child-led education. As much as I liked the people talking about the ideas, I couldn’t help but think – I will never be a lazy parent/teacher like that.

And over the past 3 years so much has changed. I have learned so much. Learned that I know so little. Through it all I have grown with my kids.

I have learned:

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