There is no doubt about it: homeschooling is a 24/7 way of life. But how does your spouse fit into those 24 hours? Are you partners in this endeavor or are you flying solo and hoping to make a connecting flight with your spouse sometime in the near future?
As I prepare to graduate my first child from our homeschool, I’ve been reflecting on the efforts that parents put into this educational option, and the toll it can take. And I was one of the lucky ones. I was a mom who wanted to give this crazy thing called homeschooling a chance – and my husband had faith in me that this might work. I often get asked, especially by new homeschoolers or those who are trying to convince a spouse to give it a try: What about the husbands?
True – there are some dads out there who step up to the teacher’s plate and either participate equally or even in full. However, the majority of homeschooling households are led by moms as teachers. So as moms, do we put our marraiges at risk?
Check out my thoughts on the topic, and how we can keep our marriages strong and our kids learning.
How do you balance homeschooling and marraige?