Sometimes I just don't know.... sometimes I think that PreK/Kindergarten would be an excellent decision for us. School a couple days a week. Actually learning from someone other than myself, mingling with other people-interacting. I love the concept of homeschool, but sometimes I wonder if I am really up to it. Can I really do it? I have the ideas, but it's hard to implement them. I know, I know, we haven't even started school yet this year, but we are close-and it looks daunting in some ways! I have a kid extremely eager to learn and I wonder if I can do the teaching that I ought to be doing?(amidst two other demanding little ones plus housework!) Am I really creative enough?
And then I think. Man. If I don't homeschool I will be considered a complete failure. After all- I was homeschooled and it's the right thing to do, right? But wow, I don't want to do it out of guilt!
On the flip side, I like my children home with me. I like flexibility. I like being able to impress upon my children's mind's what I'd like to have there (does that sound controlling? no. Just being real- who wants worldy trash infiltrated into our kid's mind's when it could be of Jesus and His ways?) And, what kid's will they really be around in that sort of a situation? Whiners and temper tantrumers, disobeyers? Good kids? sick kids? Responsible kids? I just don't know! Probably some of all. And we're not talking a public system here. If I ever sent my children somewhere it would be to a Christian school setting.
So let's hear it! What do you have to say? What's BEST in your minds? For some of you more experienced in years, what would you do if you had to do it over again? Is there one right way in your minds? What are pros and cons for those of you who experienced both sides of the coin?
NOT looking for bashing here, just your thoughts. Plain and simple. There's no right or wrong answer in my mind. Just wanting to hear from you. :) Let the conversations begin.