Hey Y’all, we were asked by The Texas Boys to join their collaboration on why we homeschool and why homeschooling is good / right for our family.
Check out the full homeschooling playlist here to see why The Texas Boys and other homesteaders homeschool their kids.
There are so many reasons we chose to homeschool our kids but we’ve narrowed it down to the 15 reasons below. Our reason for homeschooling our kids is pretty universal. However, most of our five methods only apply for young children.
We hope you enjoy the video and would love to hear what you think.
10 Reasons We Homeschool:
Desks: How long can you sit still?!
Non-stop investigations and creative play
Flexibility with our days and learning environment
Biblical based teaching/learning
No set curriculum
No test pressure
Allergy safety environment
5 Ways We Homeschool Our Kids:
Being with our kids every day, we are able to teach our kids organically through everyday life situations.
If you saw our last video (Poor Little Dude), you know that our middle child (we call him Dude) was hospitalized due to pneumonia which aggravated his asthma. The bad news is that we do this once or twice every year. The good news is that we are now home and he is doing much better and breathing well.
Those of you with asthmatic children totally know the terror of knowing your child can’t breathe. We love natural, homemade, and alternative health practices but I’m so glad for modern medicine when it comes to keeping his lungs open during an asthma attack.
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