ME? Homeschool? – Homeschooling Is A Lifestyle
Homeschooling Is A Lifestyle
Finally, you need to understand that this is more than just an educational choice. Homeschooling is a lifestyle.
In North Carolina, we are required to complete 180 days of school. You need to embrace the idea that homeschooling is full-time. If you accept that home education is a daily, round-the-clock commitment, if you understand that learning should never be confined to a classroom or governed by a clock, you won’t have a problem meeting a 180-day minimum. Homeschooling will change your family’s outlook on everything—how you read and discuss the news, how you go to the grocery store, how you watch a movie. It will change what you talk about, where you shop, what you buy, what you listen to, read, and watch. And it should!
However, I’m going to suggest to you that these changes are not occurring just because you’ve embraced homeschooling, but because you have embraced the Lord of lords. After all, shouldn’t His presence and will permeate everything we do?
In the coming years your kids are going to have questions of eternal significance. I think of some of the questions my kids have asked me during our homeschool journey. I could have said, “School’s out! Sorry about that. I’ll answer your questions tomorrow!” But I’m so grateful and honored that they are coming to me with their life questions any and all times of the day. Your kids will come to you with those questions if you approach homeschooling as something you do together as a family in the admonition of the Lord. And that will be an eternal blessing for you and your kids.
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