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    Default I want to start homeschooling when kids are in highschool

    Totally against homeschooling, particularly for secondary levels, my husband can't read or write because he was homeschooled. Your husband should get a say in my opinion without being dismissed. Un schooling in later years doesn't even make sense, there's no way they will get into uni.
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    I have looked into Steiner and Montessori education. Dp went to a Steiner school during primary school. I don't have anything against them. We can't afford it though. Especially with four children.
    There is a highschool that is an hour away from us that offer Montessori education. It's a public school. But it's zoned.

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    What do your children aspire to be? If they need to attend university I think un schooling is definitely not the way to go.
    The blatant disregard for your husbands wishes seems sad to me.

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    Also, I don't know if this is relevant or not but my three eldest children are not my dp's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mum2b87 View Post
    Totally against homeschooling, particularly for secondary levels, my husband can't read or write because he was homeschooled. Your husband should get a say in my opinion without being dismissed. Un schooling in later years doesn't even make sense, there's no way they will get into uni.
    I know people that went to school who can't read and write...

    And he's dismissing my opinions etc too by not listening. I do understand his (and others) concerns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDrakeRamoray View Post
    Also, I don't know if this is relevant or not but my three eldest children are not my dp's.
    No it is not relevant if he has a hand in raising them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lincolns mummy View Post
    What do your children aspire to be? If they need to attend university I think un schooling is definitely not the way to go.
    The blatant disregard for your husbands wishes seems sad to me.

    And what about my wishes? My kids wishes? They aren't even his kids!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDrakeRamoray View Post
    Also, I don't know if this is relevant or not but my three eldest children are not my dp's.
    does he regard your 3 eldest as his? As in are you a team when it comes to the children and parenting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDrakeRamoray View Post
    Also, I don't know if this is relevant or not but my three eldest children are not my dp's.
    I don't think it is relevant. You can't choose to be a family for some of it and just do what you wish with "your" children when you want.

    Also many PP have mentioned uni etc. What are your thoughts on that? I think it fair to say if you unschool then they won't be going to uni etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDrakeRamoray View Post
    And what about my wishes? My kids wishes? They aren't even his kids!

    Wow, I hope your husband never reads this. I would leave my husband if his argument to something I was uncomfortable with was "They're not your kids".

    If he is helping you raise them in HIS home, yes they are his.

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