I'm Not a Homeschool Mom Anymore, but I Know Myself Better

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[Editor's Note: It's interesting how we take on certain aspects of our mothering as parts of our identity. What happens when those things change? Take Scooper at a la mode for example: she was a homeschool mom -- and now she's not. It kind of shook how she looked at things. Has that ever happened to you? -Jenna]

From Homeschool to Public School: What I've Learned About My Kids and Myself:

planner pages with pencilI still love the idea of it. Love. I know {and envy} homeschool families who do it beautifully and who have raised the most amazing, equipped kids. And because The Man and I reserve the right to change our minds, I may be a homeschool mom again.

But I won't be the same homeschool mom.

I know myself better. And I'd pay myself better too. I'm also more able to recognize when inspiration shifts to indoctrination and I will run the other direction. Fast.

But I don't just know myself better. I know my kids better too. And do you know why?

Because I sent them to school.

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