I like to tell people who ask about homeschooling that we’ve been homeschooling since birth. I believe all parents are homeschoolers in some way — even if they don’t realize it. After all, who taught your baby to nurse? Who taught your baby to walk and “talk” and, for some, do baby signs? And, of course, we Filipinos are familiar with the “close-open,” “align,” “appear,” and other forms of hand and finger play that we teach our little ones!
Over the past two years plus that I’ve been blogging, I’ve met many parents, especially moms, who say they wish they could homeschool, too, but can’t do so for a variety of reasons. Some of them work fulltime; others don’t think they have the ability to teach their kids. Still others think that homeschooling requires too much patience (“I can’t even tutor him without losing my temper!”) — and this is quite true, actually! But then again, don’t we all need more patience in our lives? He, he!
So, for those of you who didn’t know that I have a separate blog dedicated to homeschooling, and are curious about what goes on in our homeschool, I invite you now to take a peek at it. We formally “labelled” our homeschool The Kingdom-Seekers Academy last year, based on Matthew 6: 33:
Head on over to my homeschool blog here to see how homeschooling is done in our family and maybe, just maybe, you’d want to explore the idea of homeschooling your kids, too! Feel free to ask me any questions about it and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can! Have a blessed week everyone!