Today I’m posting about preschool at home over at Modern Alternative Mama. Here is an excerpt:
When I was a kid, not everyone went to preschool. I didn’t. And even when I started kindergarten, I only went for half a day.
But, at least in my part of the country, it seems preschool for 3, 4 and even 2 year olds is really pushed.
My oldest daughter was barely a year old when friends started asking me if I was going to send her to preschool. Honestly, I hadn’t given it much thought—except that I didn’t attend preschool myself and went on to have a successful academic career.
In fact, I don’t feel like I missed out at all for not attending preschool.
But preschool seems to be the norm these days. To be honest, I’m not so sure it’s necessary.
However, as a mother who hopes to homeschool one day, I’ve started thinking about what I can do to prepare both myself and my daughters for in-home learning now—during the “preschool” years.
My Preschool “Plan”…
Read the rest of this post over here!
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