Ten Years Ago: How I Saw It Then & How I See It Now
home educating planning / homeschooling / parenting

Ten Years Ago: How I Saw It Then & How I See It Now

I began consistently writing at the same time I consistently began homeschooling. I sat in a Starbucks every Wednesday evening, ordered my pumpkin spice latte with whip and biscotti (cliché but true), opened my flip journal and wrote about my days, what me and my four kids did, who was learning what, and how we … Continue reading

New to Homeschool? How to Spend Eighteen Years with Your Kids
family life / homeschooling / parenting

New to Homeschool? How to Spend Eighteen Years with Your Kids

I don’t mean the years where half the day is spent finding everything for their backpack, dropping them and their permission forms off at school for 0830, then seeing them again at 3. I mean eighteen years, 8-3 included. I mean bad dreams at midnight turning into five hour cuddles…three people in a queen bed and … Continue reading

ten lessons from ten homeschool years
academics / home educating planning / homeschooling / parenting / philosophy / what is an education

ten lessons from ten homeschool years

I’ve been around long enough to hit the wall twice. Hit the wall, meaning, I was ready to put my kids into school. That says a lot for someone that is a home education advocate to the core. But I didn’t put them in school. Self-reflection revealed I wasn’t frustrated with homeschooling, I was frustrated … Continue reading