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#1 of 2 Old 12-21-2012, 11:11 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I am a single working (about 30 hours a week, 4 days a week) mom that would LOVE to homeschool my boys.

Is anyone else in the same boat as me? Know someone who is? Is it possible? How do you make it work?

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How old are your kids? How flexible is your job? Any chance of working from home? Any willing grandparents in the area? I am not a single mom, but I do work about 15 hours per week. Most hs'ers I know here do work some. My dc are 8 and 10, and they are able to be by themselves for an hour or two at a time. I work from home, so they aren't alone, but because of the nature of my work, they can't interrupt me unless there is a real emergency.

When I started homeschooling, I got together with some others hs'ers and started a community learning center for hs'ers that is drop-off. My kids go there one or two days per week. They get to be with friends and learn fun stuff, and I get to work. There may be others of those kinds of places. (Here in the Philly area, there are 3 such places.) Also, in some places, schools allow part-time enrollment.

If your kids are old enough to be alone sometimes,there are a lot of good instruction opportunities on-line that a learner could pursue pretty independently.

Would your kids also like to homeschool?
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