A Long Childhood

Ring-Around-the-Rosie...Plain and Simple Joys

One of the best benefits my children have derived from homeschooling is the blessing of a long childhood.  They don’t know it, but I do.  They’re not too sophisticated for the simple things, imaginative play, and children younger than themselves.  I love seeing this in their lives.  The transition to youth activites has gone very smoothly and happened at the naturally appropriate time of life–around 12-13 years old.  I think that having enough time with them early on has made me more comfortable and confident with this new stage in their lives. I didn’t expect this side-benefit of homeschooling, but I’ll take it!


One thought on “A Long Childhood

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s