Why didn’t you become a “real” teacher

Well said. I haven’t had to deal with anything like this so far. Luckily my family is very supportive. I don’t know if I will be as gracious as this post should I ever face a situation like this.

confessions of an imperfect homeschooler

If you wanted to teach, why didn’t you go to college and become a real teacher.

When I read those words on a fellow homeschooler’s facebook page… I saw red.  This Monday will mark the very first day of homeschool for this mommy, and her family is attacking her.  It’s funny isn’t it, how the very people who should love and support you in all your endeavors, family usually are the ones who find the lowest blows to throw.  In this case, it was an aunt.   Here is my humble opinion on this subject.

What is this other person’s investment in your childs education?

By virtue of the fact that you are her parent and have vested interest in her outcome, whereas a public educator does not.. I implore you to disregard the ill mannered people who speak against your choice.

As the parent, we have a vested…

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