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10 Reasons not to home educate

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 7:20 pm
by marshlander
This really brightened my day :sunny:

This is 1 - 3 :lol:

1. The house is trashed.
It's trashed the minute I open my eyes, to the minute I close them at night. Some days I don't open my eyes at all. Some days I photograph the floor, and call it installation art. Then I go berserk and threaten everyone with black dustbin liners. Whatever. Basically, the house is trashed.

I guess if you send the kids to school you can photograph your sofa cushions, and everyone says, that's nice. I cannot find my sofa cushions. They are made into a house for the unicorns. Probably, in the time it has taken to type this sentence, they are off the sofa, down the bottom of the garden, and up a tree.

2. There is no free time.
Really, none. Nope, not enough to shop alone, or slide off to the gym, or scoff a chocolate bar in secret under the stairs. I have tried. One of the little critters will come and hunt you down and find you and snatch that chocolate treat from out of your mouth before demanding paint and string and how do you spell the word microscope because a unicorn up a tree with your favourite cushion wants to be a scientist and, by the way, did you know the sink is orange?

If you send the kids to school I bet you can write novels, paint pictures, mend the fridge, go to work, and cut the hedge.

3. There is no privacy.
Of course you cannot have sex at all if you home educate. Not at all. Because the children are there all the time and don't think they're going to bed at 7pm. No. They are only starting to read TinTin and the Lake of Sharks and have no intention of turning out any lights before midnight, matey. By which time you and your desirable partner are both snoring away, utterly exhausted.

If you send the kids to school you can have sex on the kitchen table with the ironmonger while both of you wear saucepans on your head.


You'll have to visit Grit's blog to read the rest;-
http://gritsday.blogspot.co.uk/2008/10/ ... ucate.html

Re: 10 Reasons not to home educate

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:31 pm
by demi
:lol: That was funny. Thats how i feel like somtimes being a stay home mum.

Re: 10 Reasons not to home educate

Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:15 am
by oldjerry
Sounds like our place ,and we send ours to school.
Interesting about the sex thing,I think I vaguely remember something like that.Come to thnk of it,when I got back from Gloucester on Monday,I couldn't find a single saucepan.........

Re: 10 Reasons not to home educate

Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:01 am
by The Riff-Raff Element
You'd have to tie the saucepan on with string, I suppose. And in our house someone would end up with a buttock in soggy cereal.

Re: 10 Reasons not to home educate

Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:25 am
by marshlander
The Riff-Raff Element wrote:You'd have to tie the saucepan on with string, I suppose. And in our house someone would end up with a buttock in soggy cereal.

:pale: Too much information

Re: 10 Reasons not to home educate

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:08 am
by Keaniebean
Soggy buttocks with cheerios on them is such a turn on though Jon, especially if you 'draw' rude pictures with them. :lol:

Re: 10 Reasons not to home educate

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:17 am
by Mithril2
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