In our homeschool circles there has been lately a lot of talk about difficulty to find meaningful friendships for our homeschooled children. It is true that especially here in San Diego we are all spread and we often need to drive a distance to see our friends.
For us very often it is just easier to stay near home, both girls are still very young and I don’t see it advantageous to drive them for 45 minutes to a far away park. For older kids that probably makes more sense. Especially if they are going to see different kids each time. I also believe in finding a local community of parents and children that enjoy each other’s presence. That being said I am feeling very lucky to have found it.
Last year we were very isolated as homeschoolers but it has somehow changed this year. Should I mention how important it is also for me to have an adult conversation with a similarly minded mama while my daughters play away with their friends who are there consistently and not on from time to time basis.