In 2012, I wrote this post relating homeschooling to marathon training. I was amazed at all of the response I received. I think people question themselves when it comes to their qualifications to homeschool. I know not everyone desires to homeschool, but for those who have a desire to do so, and just don’t have the confidence, this podcast will prove to be an encouragement and hopefully break down some of the myths around who is and who is not able to homeschool well. You do NOT need an education degree to homeschool!! Can I say that again? You do NOT need an education degree to homeschool your child! Do you love your child? Are you able to read? Are you committed to your child’s success? You ARE qualified. I often hear from others when they find out that we homeschool, “Wow, good for you! I could never do that!” Sit back and relax, (or fold some laundry if you must) while you listen to this podcast with me and Sara Traub as we discuss our differing educational backgrounds and how and why you are able to homeschool your child.
Have you thought about homeschooling, but written it off as “not an option” because you don’t feel confident enough in your educational background? Are you homeschooling, but feeling insecure about whether you are doing all you need to? Do you have a child you can’t imagine being successful in teaching yourself? This podcast is for you!! Come join Shara and Sara as they talk about their differing backgrounds and why you being a parent makes you more qualified to homeschool than having a teaching license.
You are qualified to homeschool your child.
Shara and Sara come together and discuss why being a committed parent is enough to homeschool your child(ren). Shara gives some insight into her background in Elementary Education and why that is important for public school teachers but not for homeschoolers. Sara talks about how her own struggles in academics has given her insight to lay a much more natural and successful foundation for her own children’s education and self-confidence. Shara references her blog post here comparing training for a 1/2 marathon and how that compares to homeschooling. We would love to hear from you and your experience with homeschooling!
You can find Shara here too:
- Shara’s Blog: http://blogging-mama.com/
Sara has been married to Andy for 8 years. She is a wonderful support to Andy as he is self-employed and following his dreams of running his own business. Together they have 3 children; Samuel (5 1/2), Caroline (4), and Lucy (2). Sara loves being home with her kids and has a passion for learning about natural living.
Please leave comments or questions below and share it with others as well! If you have something more that you would like to know about homeschooling and navigating all that that means, please let me know that too.
Blessings to you,