08/16/2012 01:32 pm ET

Why I've Wanted To Homeschool Since Birth

Prior to having a family, Bethany Gonzalez Moreno had always planned to homeschool her children. The B. EcoChic founder felt that she was not properly challenged in her own scholastic career, which included both private and public schools. Her husband had a similar experience. Since welcoming their daughter, now 20 months, Bethany feels even more assured in her decision.

The mother of one tells Mommyish that the local schools in her community are supposed to have a pretty good reputation. But that she and her husband explicitly want their daughter to learn at her own pace, not according to computerized exam quotas.

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