I know that socialization can be a big concern, but homeschooling is also an effective way to encourage children to develop friendships. You love your child and want him to have friends - you will make it happen. He or she will find friends on sports teams, friendship groups, at church, and in the neighborhood, just like when you weren't homeschooling. Children also tend to develop better social skills with a range of ages. Many children only know how to interact with people their own age, but your child will be able to be social with ALL age groups.
Be encouraged - I hope that helps!
I SO needed to read this today! I'm totally new to homeschooling - and it can be totally overwhelming trying to believe that you can do this (when every other important (but less important thing than raising your kids) requires a degree). It really is important to remember that God is the One who trusted us with our kids! Thanks for the post!
What are colleges are really looking for? Students who really want to attend a particular college need to be able to convince the school that they will stay for all four years at that one school. Universities want students who will turn down other amazing offers of admission, and will attend their own college instead. No matter what. How do you demonstrate that interest?
Some people simply aren't textbook people! What do you do if your homeschooler learns by living, instead of studying textbooks? What if your child soaks up knowledge like a sponge, without being directed in any way? If this is you, do you know how to put their fabulous fun on your child's homeschool transcript?
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Finding a college is like trying to find the "love of your life." When you have narrowed down your selection of colleges to a few candidate schools, it's time for a visit. Keep in mind that you are trying to find the "love of your life." You would not immediately marry a person without first getting acquainted. Similarly, visiting is an
Sometimes, I post something that really strikes the heart of my readers. An old post I had about measuring character qualities other than academic ones, was one of those posts.
It struck the heart of my readers so much so, that I had people asking me for a poster of those non-academic qualities! So, here ya go. I've gone and