Homeschool Voices

These are stories, opinions, advice, and insights of real homeschoolers. Most interviews were gathered through the In Their Words Project. Each author believes his or her story and perspective offers valuable insights into their educational experience. They want home educators and parents to read and benefit from their stories. Hopefully, their knowledge will allow other homeschools to avoid pitfalls, foresee obstacles, and prevent shortcomings.

12 Great Things About Being Homeschooled

Posted in Homeschool Voices, Homeschooling on September 22, 2017

A homeschooler recounts her 12 favorite things about her homeschooling experience

All parents want the best for their kids, and my parents are no different. After a lot of thought and a lot of experience with the public-school system, they decided that the best thing for their kids was teaching them at home. My family is a Bible-centered Christian family that has done mission work since Read More »

What this Former Homeschool Student Wants Every Teaching Parent to Know

Posted in Homeschool Voices on June 27, 2017

Homeschooling Mother and Child

Every choice we make as parents feels significant. And some are probably even more important than the choice to homeschool. Just like every other important decision you’ve made, it comes after careful consideration, weighing the risk and benefits, and rigorous introspection to answer the gnawing question: “Can I even do this?” Even when you know Read More »

Homeschool Alumni Inverview: "I was raised with no knowledge of the world around me"

Posted in Homeschool Voices on April 5, 2017

Trybal Wolf homeschool alumni interview

Hello, my name is Trybal Wolf (sorry, preferred name. I am sure more on that will be presented later.) I am a 21 year old white male. I currently reside in East Lansing, Michigan. I have no religious affiliation to speak of, am gay and in a closed relationship, and have 9 years of combined Read More »

Homeschool Alumni Interview: Plug into the right places

Posted in Homeschool Voices on April 5, 2017

Homeschool Alum Interview from North Greenville University

My name is Stuart Floyd. I am a single, straight, 22-year-old Christian (Southern Baptist) white male who lives in Greenville County, SC. I have no kids. I have no debt and my annual income is somewhere between $25-40k. I was homeschooled with one sister who was 2.5 years younger than me. My parents are still Read More »

Homeschool Alumni Interview: "My parents completely neglected my education"

Posted in Homeschool Voices on April 5, 2017

In Their Words Interview - Homeschool Neglect

I am a 23-year-old woman. I live with my parents and two younger brothers, who are 21 and 19. We are all Independent Baptists, both by the way we were raised and by choice. We’re a middle-class family, living in the Virginia suburbs outside of Washington D.C.My family began homeschooling my brothers and I when Read More »