Why do our kids love being homeschooled?
Some of our readers answered on Facebook–you can read the answers below —
Not getting up before their bodies are ready! Kristy Lilius
Lots of field trips and the ability to learn about whatever interests them – even if that means spending months and months investigating everything about ancient Egypt. Nikki Thelin
No school on Mondays. Crystal Hicks Lincoln
My teens say they can stay in their pj’s and sleep till they are ready to wake up. Peggy Spees
I think my son loves having time to play with his sister…plus he has some school time on the computer! He loves the computer! Line Upon Line Learning
My daughter said working in PJs, being able to eat good meals and take as long as you like, spending time with family, taking days off for camping and birthdays, and being able to use your brain for your schoolwork. Lisa Funston
I have a 2nd and 4th grader and they like being able to set their own schedule and not have to sit in a classroom all day. It’s fun to pick which subjects we do on what days. We all love the flexibility! Shawna Harvey
Because I like to stay home with my family and because it’s fun. Paula Faubush
One on one help. Tammy May
From my 6 yo–Because mommy makes the best teacher, and there aren’t mean kids here. Angel Barstow
My daughter (6) says because we can take lots of field trips! This is our first yr, she’s in first grade. Jennifer McAdams
My 14 year old who is in 9th grade said, ” I know that my teacher (my mom) really cares about me and is not there just to get a paycheck. And I don’t have to get up early everyday. Michelle Wilson
Thanks everyone for your GREAT responses! It looks like our kids really appreciate the flexibility and having Mom as their teacher!