Homeschooling through high school can be an enjoyable endeavor for both you and your students. Stay calm, take an honest look at the choices before you, research the logistics, and before you know it you will be congratulating your graduate.
No matter where you are on your personal journey—whether you consider yourself religious, non-religious, spiritual, or something else altogether— I think everyone can find something worthwhile to take away from The God Delusion.
As a writer, it can be difficult to convey to a non-writer just how visceral the need to create with words can be. It doesn’t particularly matter if your written thoughts become published, or just assist with your own internal processing. The act of writing itself becomes paramount, regardless of the ultimate accolades or external consequences. When you can incorporate this experience into your daily existence, you feel more yourself, more alive, more human.
At the end of your homeschooling journey, what do you want your children to be able to do? What is the ultimate goal of homeschooling? Every homeschooling family will have a slightly different answer to this question; however, for most people there will be similarities.