One of the scariest parts of homeschooling is the feelings of isolation that come about because all of those stay-at-home moms you were friends with and had playgroups with now are sitting in carpool taking their kids to and from school, participating in class events, volunteering as the classroom mom, the Library helper, etc. or have gone back to work now that their little ones are in school.
The homeschool mom has lost her tribe of friends to hang out with and the homeschool kid has lost his/her friends to play with at the playground. What now?
Co-ops are excellent ways to meet people and make friends. And there are so many different types of co-ops that it’s hard not to find something that fits you and your kiddos’ interests and needs. (more…)