Academic Spotlight—Speaking of Home Ec
When we think of homeschooling our children, we think right away of the basics: literature, math, science, and history. However, even though we
are blessed to teach in our own homes, the subject of home
economics is often overlooked. I have certainly not been a
good example. Our 17-year-old son just had his first laundry
lesson the other day because, frankly, if he goes away to college not knowing how to wash his own clothes, I don’t think
he’s going to make very many friends.
Make little lessons in home economics a regular part of
your homeschool day:
washer (or washing dishes,) setting the table, and making
their beds each day.
With a little effort, our children can soon become com- petent adults who are prepared to run households of their own. If you would like a little more direction about this topic, check out some of these great home economics products!
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