YOU KNOW YOU'RE A HOMESCHOOLING PARENT WHEN...
“You get to change more than diapers, you get to change
When a child busts a lip and after seeing she’s OK you round
up some scotch tape to capture some blood to look at under the
You find dead animals and consider saving them to dissect
Your child never leaves the ‘why’ stage.
When your teenager takes a community college class and ask
you why the teacher wrote ‘At’ (A+) on his paper.
You ask for a copier on your anniversary.
Your kids think reading history is best done on the floor next to
Your spouse can come home at the end of the day and tell how
the science experiment went by looking at the house.
You never have to take your child’s forgotten lunch to school.
Your child never has to dread P.E.
The only school lunch program debate is whose turn it is to
You never have to figure out who is telling the truth in a
dispute: your child or the teacher.
Drugs at school mean Tylenol.
Your neighbors think you are insane.
Your kids learn new vocabulary words from their extensive
collection of Calvin and Hobbes books.
The dining room now has a computer, copy machine and book
shelves with educational posters all over the walls.
You have meal worms growing in a container….on purpose.
If you get caught talking to yourself you can claim you are
having a PTA meeting
Talking out loud to yourself is a parent teacher conference.
You take off for an in-service day because the principal needs
You cannot make it through a movie without pointing out the
You step on a math manipulative on your pre-dawn trip to the
The teacher can kiss the principal in the faculty lounge and no
Your honor student can actually read the bumper sticker you
put on your car.
Your kids refer to the neighbors as ‘government school
You can’t make it through the grocery store product
department without asking your preschooler the name and
color of every vegetable.
Your home resembles a one-room school house called a one-house
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