One of the many issues that parents run into with homeschooling is that they base their curriculum on how they were schooled. So instead of it being home schooled it is schooling at home. The beauty of children is that they are little sponges that love to learn and pay attention to new things. This means there isnt a massive push or rush to start education very early because they are learning so many things. They did just learn to walk and talk without having sat in a classroom. Here is a good article on the frustrations of feeling rushed as a parent.