the price of freedom
academics / family life / homeschooling / parenting

the price of freedom

I have my PhD research paper thesis topic in mind (assuming I do one some day…): “Senility in aging homeschooling parents: Does it decline with increased homeschooling years?” My hypothesis: the longer years we homeschool, the higher likelihood we have of developing neural networks in the adult brain; therefore, lower incidence of senility. Ok, so it’s a … Continue reading

homeschool parenting: everything I needed to learn I learned as a homeschool parent, or will learn someday
homeschooling / parenting / what I've learned

homeschool parenting: everything I needed to learn I learned as a homeschool parent, or will learn someday

I had no idea what I would have to learn to be a homeschool parent. Some days, I think back to my idealizing notions of homeschooling and I don’t think I knew what I was signing up for (no, I don’t think…I know I didn’t). I wonder if I would have had the fortitude or the willingness to learn … Continue reading

homeschooling: living the balanced life
family life / homeschooling / parenting / what we do

homeschooling: living the balanced life

Homeschooling and Living the Balanced Life=an Oxymoron??? Lots of juggling. Lots of interruptions. Lots of squirmishes. Too busy, they say. Hard to argue. There’s not a lot of hours in the day unaccounted for. I certainly get a generous share of the kid’s struggles, arguments, ‘discussions’. If I could delete this out of our daily life, I really would, … Continue reading