8 Things Every Homeschooler Hears at Least Once

Ah, homeschool myths. Are there any home educating families who are immune to their consequences? I’m going to say no.

As we start our 11th year of homeschooling tomorrow (yikes!), I thought I would commemorate this occasion by dedicating a post to some questions I think every single homeschooled child has heard at some point in their lives.

While the topics of these questions run the gamut from academics to extracurricular activities, they all have one thing in common: they’ve been perpetuated by some insanely false notions about what education and real life actually look like.

Here is my attempt to  briefly explain why these inquiries are completely off the mark, and why people need to stop asking them.

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Why Do People Think School Is the Only Place to Meet New People?

As I’m sure has happened multiple times to other homeschoolers, recently I’ve been questioned a few times about whether I feel my children are deprived by “not having the opportunity to meet new people because they’re not in school.” 

Wait, what?!  Continue reading “Why Do People Think School Is the Only Place to Meet New People?”