I have a degree (double major), but I would not call myself highly educated. I learn new things every single day with my kids. My husband also has a degree and does need one for his job----BUT any degree will do. As long as you've got one, it's good. I don't regret going to college (loved the experience and made lifelong friends), but I have never used my degree.
I plan to encourage my children to base their higher education on their career goals rather than getting a degree just to have one. DS16 wants to be a forensic psychologist. He's going to need a degree. DD13 plans to work in occupational therapy. I think a 2 yr. Associates to be an assistant might be what works best for her. This is one of the reasons I think we as parents should strive to give our children the best opportunites we can to use their gifts and talents.
In our 9th year of homeschooling: