What is Homeschooling?

  1. The education of children at home by their parents. Some of the main reasons that parents decide to home school their children are: spending more time with the children, children are not ready to be in a classroom full of students, the child may have a chronic illness that requires them to stay at home, and parents want to teach their children life skills.

Pros of Homeschooling

Just like there are pros to enrolling your child in the public education system, there are also pros to homeschooling your children. Some of these are:

  • educational freedom
  • closer family relationships
  • stability during difficult times
  • well rested children
  • no busy work
  • flexible hours

Cons of Homeschooling

While there are pros to different educational systems, there are cons as well. Some of the cons of homeschooling children are:

  • time and financial restraints
  • parents being home with their kids 24/7
  • limited team sports
  • children make have a reduce social life or even lack one
  • the children live outside the norm
  • should children enroll in the public education system in the future, they may struggle with the curricular because they may have not been taught the standard curriculum by their parents.