And, yes, some have full-time jobs or work weird hours.
However, due to the flexible nature of homeschooling, it is possible to homeschool even if you work full-time or have a crazy schedule.
It may require some experimentation and creative scheduling, but it can be done.
Can you homeschool your child if you work?
Yes, You Can Work and Homeschool Your Children! While the number of U.S. parents homeschooling their children continues to grow, many families depend on two-parent incomes and can’t envision managing to homeschool in addition to working full or part time jobs outside the home.
Can you be homeschooled without a parent?
So, yes, a parent can legally and literally allow their child to homeschool themselves. But the parents will still be legally responsible. So while the parents may allow a child to homeschool themselves, might even let the child send in paperwork, they can’t turn the legal responsibility over to the child.
Do I get paid to homeschool my child?
Professional homeschool teachers may be self-employed or work for companies that offer classes or tutoring to homeschooled students. Parents who choose to teach their own children at home are not paid, but some states offer tax credits or charter school stipends to homeschooling families.
How many hours a day should I homeschool?
Essentially, most parents with a 5 or 6-year-old will be homeschooling for 2 hours a day. One parent said she recommends homeschoolers should study an hour a grade in the early years. For instance, Grade 1 should be one hour a day, Grade 2 should be two hours a day, and Grade 3 should be three hours a day.