To instill Godly values and beliefs in your children.
To teach your children a Biblical foundation and worldview.
To always be there when your children need you most.
To build intimate and meaningful relationships with your children.
To help your children understand the hard questions we face in life.
To daily show your children how much you love them.
To share with your children the common, everyday joys of life.
To speak to and meet your children's unique, individual needs.
To be your children's spiritual leader, role model, friend, and teacher.
To help your children through the difficult times in their lives.
To instill in your children a life-long love for learning and growing in the
To show your children that learning is not boring, but an exciting part of every-day
To protect your children from the many negative influences they may experience
outside the home.
"And thou shalt love the LORD
thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And
these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: AND THOU SHALT
TEACH THEM DILIGENTLY UNTO THY CHILDREN, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest
in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when
thou risest up." Deuteronomy 6:5-7
"Be not deceived (and
misled)! Evil communications (companionships, associations) corrupt good manners
(and morals and character)." 1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV/Amplified
This nation was founded on Christianity,
brotherhood, and freedom from oppressors of their faith. This very foundation that
made it strong is being destroyed by those who have turned there backs on God. There
is a movement in this nation that supports the family and raising Godly offspring.
How we teach our children will affect their future and generations to come.
HOMESCHOOLING BY THE NUMBERS
Figures, unless otherwise noted, are from the National Center for Education Satistics report, 1999. Their numbers are inclusive of both homeschool and students who attend resource centers
Students homeschooling in King County (Wa. State): 5,425*
Washington state: 11,699
Nationwide: 850,000-2.1 million (between 1.7 and 4 percent of all students 5-17)
Number one reason given by parents for homeschooling: worry about quality of children's education
Percent of homeschoolers who live with both parents: 80
Percent of non-homeschoolers in two-parent home: 66
Rate of growth of homeschooling: 11 percent per year
Income of homeschool families: no different than non-homeschool families
State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction number. Doesn't include any of those attending resource centers. State counts them as full-time public school students.
You CAN successfully homeschool your children!
You CAN homeschool on a shoestring budget!
You CAN homeschool even if you work!
You CAN grow closer to your children than you ever imagined possible!
You CAN be THE influence in your childrens' lives!