Home School Heartbeat Radio Program
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on today's Home School Heartbeat as he explores the sacrifices that parents make to educate their children at home.
Count the cost and decide whether the sacrifice is worth it.
You'll be pleased to know that few homeschool parents regret their decision to educate their children at home. Spending more time with our children is typically found to be a blessing rather than a curse, though there will be times when we wonder if that's true or not.
Most people who plan to homeschool generally recognize that the success of the endeavor will be greatly aided if they can operate on one income. Homeschooling requires a sacrifice of money since one parent-usually the mother-who does the bulk of the teaching is unavailable for full-time work outside the home.
A single parent who homeschools is likely to be both worker and teacher.
Consequently, most homeschool families typically survive on one income.
Homeschooling also requires a sacrifice of time. Where we spend our time and money speaks volumes about our true character.
The goal for most homeschool parents is to produce a mature Christian homeschool graduate who will be a blessing to society.
It's a sacrifice worth making. And until next time, I'm Mike Smith.