So you’re ready to start homeschooling, or you’re thinking about it, or you’re already doing it but you really need a change, right?
How do you find your people? How do you make sure your kids are well-socialized?
Watch the video below to find out, or keep scrolling to read the post.
Homeschooling is about more than curriculum and co-ops and pajamas. It’s a lifestyle. In order to thrive, you’re going to want some support from like-minded people. It takes a village to homeschool a child, y’all. Whether you join forces with others to teach your kids, or just gather some support for yourself through a social media group–you need a homeschool village.
There are 3 ways to find your homeschool village:
1) Co-ops and other teaching groups
There are many different kinds of homeschool teaching groups, such as:
- Co-ops – academic and enrichment
- Tutorial programs
- Hybrid private homeschool programs
- Homeschooling pods
2) Social media support groups
- Facebook groups
- Youtube communities
- Yahoo list serve groups
- Meetup groups
3) Other opportunities for socialization
- Extracurricular activities
- A la carte classes
- Churches/religious centers
- Athletic teams
- Community centers and clubs
- Library programs
- The world as a whole
- Take them with you to run errands
No matter how you choose to educate your children, you don’t have to go it alone. With a little bit of initiative and out of the box thinking, you can give your children a well-rounded education while meeting their social needs.
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