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  1. April

    This is an interesting topic. I am actually planning to send my kids to school starting with K-5. I never saw the benefit of preschool. I am even planning to use the public school system: 1. because private school isn’t available everywhere 2. because private school is expensive 3. because I have not the patience to teach young children. I’ve gotten a lot of flack for these opinions too. One lady even told me that I was setting my kids up for failure by sending them to public school and handed me book after book on the subject (which I never even read because I hate fear mongering). I attended public school. I don’t think I’m a failure. Looking forward to the youtube links and Netflix links!

    • Education is definitely a very emotionally charged topic – one I’ve had strong opinions on in the past, but motherhood has really changed me. Right now I believe that each child is going to have their own educational needs and you just have to find out what works for that child at that given year. It sounds like you are doing what works for you kids and that’s commendable in my book. :)

  2. […] 11) Summer with my boy has been a lot more bearable than I was expecting. Honestly, it’s been great – if I don’t think too much about how much TV he has watched – and with the exception of sunburn. See #1. We’ve also done little to no preschool. And I’m totally okay with that too – even though it sort of makes me feel like a fraud for doing a series on homeschool preschool. […]

  3. This is such a great idea!! I have my kids going in to KinderPrep, but during the summer and even during school I like to have things for them to do at home. Thank you for assembling this list!

  4. […] Our first submission is from Aprille, who is new to my home state North Carolina. Aprille writes for Beautiful in His Time. She has some amazing posts we will be share with you and I can’t wait for you to know more about her. This first resource from Aprille includes a list of resources for working with your preschooler at home. I understand the heart of where she is coming from. I love that she realizes and tells you up front that this list of preschool resources is for the very tired, non-creative, really busy mom. We can almost all relate … […]

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