I think one of the most terrifying parts of homeschooling is wondering if your chosen path is the best for your child. After I sat down to look at all the homeschool methods, I made a frightening choice. I decided to unschool Kitt.
I have a confession to make.
Kitt and I don’t always get along. Sometimes we are worse than oil and water, but those moments almost always coincide with any time I have previously tried to ‘teach’ her something outside of school. To some parents, this might discourage them from attempting a homeschool journey, but I’ve been called worse than stubborn before, so…
When I first pulled Kitt out of public school, the year was already two months in. I figured we could learn the math program I found by doing the work she had already done with her class. It was supposed to be a review so she could learn the program without also struggling through new material.
Queue the river of tears. Continue Reading