1. Sleeping in. It appears that the number one thing most kids like about being homeschooled is being able to sleep late. Now, before all the haters get up in arms, I asked kids. Did you expect academic answers?
2. Doing school in their PJs. Again, I know there’s a whole school of thought out there that people work better when they’re dressed for work, and even lots of homeschool families don’t like the stereotype that homeschoolers stay in the pajamas all day-–but don’t tell these homeschooled kids that!
3. It’s safe at home. I thought that was such a telling response and it was shared more than once. No matter how much we may be accused of sheltering our homeschooled kids, they see the news and they are very concerned about school shootings. I know lots of young kids in public school. Those very necessary lock-down drills are extremely unsettling. My heart breaks to know that kids anywhere have to practice hiding under desks in case a shooter ever comes to the door.
4. They can spend time following their interests. No, they’re not just talking about video games. They’re talking about music, art, computer coding, cooking, photography, archery, and a huge variety of other interests.
5. The food is better.
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