Mom of 12, Michelle, says she runs the house, pays the bill, and has been homeschooling her children for years. But with baby number 13 on the way, who Michelle says she and her husband, Rod, already know will likely be born with Down Syndrome, she’s not sure how she’ll be able to keep up with everything.

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Two of the older children, Sunshine and River, have said that homeschooling failed them, but Michelle says they were under a different program and she objects to giving up on educating her kids at home.

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“I am not opposed to homeschool,” Dr. Phil says in the video above, adding that there is “nothing wrong with a well laid out, vigorously adhered to homeschool curriculum.”

Why does he say that in this case, homeschooling may not be appropriate for Michelle and Rod’s children?

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