Posted in Family & Parenting, Homeschooling & Education

Beware of Coddling

D. K. Dykema reminds us of the dangers of coddling our homeschooled children:

1206709_89534974AHomeschooling can provide a scenario that is wide open for coddling and spoiling the clever child. Reasons include the possibility that the time for reveille and taps may be too flexible, standards too negotiable and grades subject to run-away inflation. Babying is wonderful, but usually becomes a debilitating vice, one that is hard to acknowledge and harder to stop.

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