Tuesday, February 8, 2011

You Might be a Homeschooler if....

I love when people share their list of You might be..... if...
I am sharing a list of "You might be a homeschooler if..."

  1. your desk is actually your bed.
  2. you have or you dream of a room the size of your living room full of books! 
  3. you have a bookshelf of some sort in EVERY room in your house including the bathroom.
  4. you have as many reference books as your local library. 
  5. going to the grocery store is  a multilevel math course and reading assignment.
  6. reading signs during a car ride is part of your spelling curriculum
  7. every room in your home has something education posted on the walls.
  8. you do most of your school in your pj's. 
  9. non-homeschooler family/friends call you in the middle of the day for a ride cause no one else is home. 
  10. cleaning the bathroom becomes part of the weekly science lesson.
  11. you use video games as you grade level vocabulary lessons.
  12. staying up late to star gaze is science.
  13. your family vacation is usually to the state homeschool conference and your family would not have it any other way.
  14. your kids sleep till 9am and start school at noon. 
  15. a day at the beach becomes your new classroom for the day or week. 
  16. you go to the movies during the middle of the day, then go home and assign your children to write an essay about the movie.
  17. you have a netflix account and have watched almost every documentary available on stream.
  18. you are learning more teaching your kids then you did when you where in school.
  19. the teacher sets you up in a subject of choice then goes and takes a shower. 
  20. you watch the "Baby Story" on TLC to add to your health unit on reproduction.
  21. during school you take a fold laundry break.
  22. the fold laundry break becomes a lesson in math on angels as you fold the towels.
  23. flying a kite is a common p.e. activity.

I can keep going and going and going.  No we don't do all of the above that I mentioned but we do many of them and I have heard friends who have done them.

Do you have anything that makes you stand out as a homeschooler?  Please share in the comments section.

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Lil' Momma

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