View Poll Results: Weekly Poll: How long have you been homeschooling?

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  • Less than a year

    1 3.85%
  • 1-2 years

    4 15.38%
  • 3-5 years

    7 26.92%
  • 6-10 years

    10 38.46%
  • 11-15 years

    2 7.69%
  • 16-20 years

    1 3.85%
  • 21+ years

    1 3.85%
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  1. #11
    Senior Member Enlightened
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    Jan 2016


    Though my oldest has never been in any daycare or school, we've only been doing directed school for a year now.

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    Counting from when my oldest homeschooled child was compulsory attendance age in the area we were living at the time, it's been over 21 years now.

    You kids get off my lawn.

  4. #13


    Oh wow, so many of you have been doing this for a long time! This is just our second year, but we'll be at this for the full duration. Tech HATED pre-k, and we all hated being on some bizarre schedule (aka, "day time schedule")

  5. #14
    Senior Member Enlightened
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    Apr 2015


    We are only on our second year. DH had agreed to 3 years. I think I am slowly convincing him that DS will not be going back to school and that DD will never go. That would mean, I have 16 more years of homeschooling ahead of me.

  6. #15


    This is our 4th year(4th-7th grades). I would like to HS all the way through high school but my husband is worried we are not providing enough academically (and I understand his concerns) and my daughter would like to try high school. We'll see. At this point, we know we will home school both children through 8th.
    homeschooled 4th through 8th grade - currently in public high school 10th grade
    Dumplett (girl - age 15) and Wombat (boy - age 15)

  7. #16
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    Mar 2012
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    Started with Girl in 2nd grade, she's in 7th now. Started Boy in 1st the next year. I've mentioned before that we were crazy enough to think that "getting a year under my belt" with just the one kid would be a good idea, so we sent Boy to Kindergarten the year we started hsing Girl, then brought him home for 1st. Of course, adding a second, very different personality completely changed the schedule and dynamic of our homeschool, so the "under my belt" thing didn't really work out. Then I got a part time receptionist job at our church for part of that year...we did "schworch," which was not a success. I thought we had finally hit our stride this year, but we are in the winter slump.

    Mommy to Girl-13 and Boy-11, trying to keep my head above water with farm, school, home and art.

    You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you odd.
    (Flannery O'Connor)

  8. #17


    Less than 1 years?? Try just 1 month!!!! Pulled DS out of High school in March and enrolled him distance learning in April - Yes I do mean this month!!

    Currently doing 2 lessons per day because DH does not believe in de-schooling - but DS is currently working on finishing off his grade 9 mandatory subjects. Once he gets to grade 10, he will have more electives available to him, as well as 5 mandatory subjects.

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