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

homeschooling: living the balanced life

Living the balanced life + Homeschooling = Oxymoron??? Lots of juggling. Lots of interruptions. Lots of squirmishes. Too busy, they say. (Hard to argue.) Not a lot of hours in the day unaccounted for. (Most definitely true.) A generous share of time devoted to kid’s struggles, complaints, arguments, ‘discussions’. A generous share of time devoted to math, writing, languages, … Continue reading

homeschooling in British Columbia
home educating planning / homeschooling / homeschooling in British Columbia / what we do

homeschooling in British Columbia

I’ve got my HB pencils, packs of markers and fresh binders. I’m still looking for a decent price on lined paper. And study books have yet to arrive in the mail. But I’m deep in the heart of planning for the next month…or the next middle of the month, whenever summer temperatures abate and not … Continue reading

gardening
gardening / what we do

gardening

Gardening: my second favourite love. Behind good wine and writing. Gardening. The birds and the bees, the flowers and the trees. This is what big girls play with. Or me, anyway. I might have lived an earlier life in an English cottage, not far from the moors of Bronte’s stories. My English cottage has astilbes in … Continue reading