When I started homeschooling I wasn’t prepared for the onslaught of questions asked by family, friends, and total strangers. Some questions were harsh and others were down right quite silly to me. Today, in sharing what to expect when you expect to homeschool, I have rounded up some of the silliest homeschool questions that you’ll ever be asked.
Homeschool Critics Want to Know
Hopefully, you can have your answers prepared when you get asked the silliest homeschool questions ever.
Okay, true some people really wonder, but homeschooling today is more popular than ever. So we wonder why folks aren’t informed.
Silly Homeschool Questions
We love talking about our homeschool style, but always find a chuckle in one or two of these questions.
- How does he socialize?
- Are they home with you all day?
- Are they going to go to real school one day?
- What about prom?
- You can’t issue a high school diploma, can you?
- When your kids are grown, won’t they get in trouble because they didn’t know there is real authority?
- Do you have to wear dresses?
- Do your kids have to wear uniforms?
- What about teaching high school math?
- What about extracurricular activities?
- Do kids pass to the next grade? How do you know?
- What qualifications do you have to teach your kids?
- Are you going to at least put him in high school?
- When do they start real school?
- So, are you a teacher?
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- Is it legal?
- How will your kids ever make friends?
- How will your kids learn to be normal?
- What are you using for your curriculum?
- When are you going to get him tested?
- Do they actually do any work?
- What grade are your kids in?
- How can you teach your kids if you don’t know everything?
- Do your kids have friends?
- Do your kids get out during the day?
I’m sure you can add some more to this list even if you’ve homeschooled for a short amount of time.
Do you think this now adequately prepares new homeschoolers for their start? tee hee hee
What other silly questions have you been asked?
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