The number of families in the United States and around the world who are choosing to homeschool seems to be on the rise. There are a number of countries where it is illegal to homeschool but in the countries where it is not illegal, it is a viable option and often reaps great rewards for the children and the families as a whole. For many people, homeschooling is more than an educational option -- it's a lifestyle choice. Homeschoolers frequently have more opportunities to serve their communities and to interact with people of all ages than children who attend traditional brick-and-mortar schools..
Tune in to this program to hear experienced homeschool mother Chelle McIntyre-Brewer share with Anna what event caused her to homeschool her two children, what advantages she believes the children have been afforded by being homeschooled and how they are learning self-advocacy in addition to typical subjects. Chelle McIntyre-Brewer is a military wife and she details how choosing to homeschool has been an excellent option for her family. She talks about curriculum, socialization and other popular topics related to homeschooling in this episode with Anna Jaworski. You won't want to miss how these two Heart Moms talk about what homeschooling meant to them regarding their heart-healthy children and their children with congenital heart defects.