Diplomas carry so much weight for mere pieces of paper
Everything that goes into them distilled into a few words
Giving the holder the opportunity to advertise themselves
Revealing their skills and knowledge
Experiences woven into the very fibers
Education immortalized in the transient
We home school our kids. When people find out, they occasionally point out reasons why that’s a bad idea. They worry about our kids being properly socialized. They worry that our kids will have holes in their education. They worry that our kids are getting out of some pieces of childhood that are integral to becoming functional adults.
My kids found out the true negative to being home schooled. They are currently learning at the dining room table while their public schooled compatriots enjoy a day off. Time for me to break out a bottle of wine and enjoy the misery.