I worry about peer pressure – not with the children, but with the parents.
I even avoid curriculum fairs and homeschool conventions. I KNOW that if I went to these gatherings I would feel pressure to change to the latest and greatest. I KNOW I would feel as if our homeschool was lacking and that I wasn't doing enough. The curriculum we use and the way we do things work for us...no reason to change!
Anyone ever been in a situation where an in-law is pressuring you to make all the cousins be together in an exclusive little homeschool co-op of just relatives? Happened to us, and there was absolutely no way it was going to work. The aftermath of the reaction to our polite "no thank you" was awful. But in the long run, it was well worth enduring the flak we got. Please, please, please stand firm and do the right thing by your kids, whether it means a co-op or doing occasional things with another family or going solo.
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