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Homeschooling: Is It Really the Best Option? Pros and Cons Explored

Updated: Mar 28

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has altered the education system in multiple ways. Since regular schools are not the safest or the most stable option anymore, many parents have started considering homeschooling.

If you are thinking about taking your child’s education into your own hands, there are many pros and cons that you should take into consideration before making the decision. Here’s a list of the 5 biggest benefits and 5 drawbacks of homeschooling.


Schedule flexibility

Perhaps, a flexible schedule is the most significant benefit of homeschooling. Regular schools dictate the time when classes start, tests, days off, and holidays. Homeschooling gives you a chance to adjust the schedule to your child’s (and your own) wants and needs. In traditional schools, classes start unreasonably early. If your kid is not an early bird, you can begin classes much later. When sickness strikes, you don’t have to w