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Yes, I am a homeschooled mama — I was homeschooled before most people knew homeschooling was a “thing” you could do. In the late 1980s, my mom chose to include me in her new homeschool plans even though I was only two years away from graduating high school. However, you might be surprised to learn that although I had a positive experience being homeschooled, I didn’t homeschool my own children from the start.

Here are just a few things that held me back:

  • I don’t have time — I have to work!
  • I’m not prepared — I need to do more research!
  • I’m not patient enough — my kids and I will drive each other crazy!

Do any of these objections sound familiar to you?

This week I am a guest contributor at Meg Hykes’ candid, humorous and informative blog, Homeschoolin’ Mama, and my topic is: “Why a Homeschooled Mama Resisted Homeschooling. Click through to the full post on her blog and find out how I overcame these and other common fears and objections that can hold any parent back from the decision to homeschool.