Farrar Williams home schools her son Porter. (Katherine Frey/THE WASHINGTON POST)

Our own Janice D’Arcy explains why more families are making this choice and what a typical day is like for children taught at home.

Join her at 1 p.m. for an online chat to discuss her story. She will be joined by Farrar Williams, a mom of twin boys and one of the first members of D.C. Area Preschool Homeschoolers, a group formed five years ago to host play groups and field trips.

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