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Homeschooling... what mistakes did you make?

 
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Amandaslone85
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 09, 2014 2:15 pm    Post subject: Homeschooling... what mistakes did you make? Reply with quote

Just checking to see what issues came up when you got started in the homeschooling arena! Just looking for advice, I have a 4 year old daughter who is starting pre-k and i am considering homeschooling as opposed to a private catholic school. Thanks
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't know about mistakes. It took me years to learn how to teach math, art and handwriting, but the kids are fine 20 years later. It took even more years to decide which approach we lean towards, but it was an educational process for all of us, so it's okay.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 11:17 am    Post subject: mistakes Reply with quote

I homeschooled 19 years and made plenty of mistakes. I think the two biggest ones are my children did not have enough social opportunities especially as teenagers, and that I didn't have one son tested for learning disabilities because I was afraid of the school district. I did get him some help through a special needs program for homeschoolers, but I don't think it was enough. The mistake that affected me the most was I didn't take care of myself, and I experienced burnout several times. Most of the time, I was able to recover from it, but a few years ago I did not because it had turned to depression. Moms, take care of yourselves. This is a hard job.
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