I frequently get asked by both homeschoolers and non-homeschoolers whether or not we belong to a support group. Coming from non-homeschoolers this usually means: “Do your kids have any contact with other kids?” Coming from homeschoolers this usually means: “Is there a group in the area that I don’t know about that I might join too?”
Well, we don’t belong to a local support group so in answer to the non-homeschoolers, I assure them that my kids have all kinds of contact with their peers though scouts, church, folk dancing and anything else they may be involved in at any given time. It is the query from the homeschooler that always causes me to trip over my tongue.
Continue reading Getting the Support You Need Without a Formal Support Group by M. Roth, from the July-August 1998 issue of Home Education Magazine. Subscribe today and read all the informative and encouraging articles in every issue of HEM – a subscription makes a great Christmas gift!