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Why Do We Teach Our Children at Home?

Homeschooling: Ten Wonderful Reasons

Goose family stays together.
The Family That Stays Together…
  1. We love our children. Children are a blessing from the Lord. The fruit of the womb is His reward.

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:6 KJV
  1. It is our job to train our children. Why should the government be in charge of our children? God never gave kings the job of training the children of the land. Kings trained their children or prisoners of war such as Daniel.
  1. Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child. The Bible says to avoid being a companion of fools. Why do we want to send our children to a room full of fools?

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child…

Proverbs 22:15 KJV
  1. The government school teacher may or may not be a fool. Why risk the welfare of our children on that chance?

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Proverbs 28:26 KJV
  1. The captain of a ship can delegate authority to anyone on board but if the ship wrecks, who is ultimately held responsible?
  1. Children need to be around their father and mother more than psychiatrists, psychologists, or educators would like to admit because it would put most of them out of a job.
  1. Government schools are not very safe places. The news media reports only a fraction of what goes on there. Ask any local high school student about it. Then ask if they told their parents…
  1. Except for teachers, most adult human beings would not think of working in a place where people are regularly threatened, assaulted, and harassed. Why is it OK to send our children there?
  1. God is not generally welcome in public schoolsunless some major catastrophe happens. Then people pray and ask God why He allowed it to happen.
  1. Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:6

Isn’t that enough to make you want to teach your own children?

Can you do it? If you’ve been dealing with remote schooling due to Covid, then you can do this, yes, you can! Find a local homeschool group or start your own!

Blessings,
Harriet

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