Who are My Homeschool Kids? My Little Women, and Little Man

The days are long, still the years are short. A three day twelfth birthday extravaganza has nearly done me in. I’ll need some downtime. But some days are long, still the years are short. Make the memories live large, and this birthday they were large. Madelyn and I planned the details for weeks. We printed…

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nbc morning show auditions

Did you see us on the NBC morning show? Trying out for the homeschooling mama television anchor…        Got my girl with me.  Pretending a little interview to show them our warm chitter chatter. She’s telling me what it’s like walking Times Square for the first time. We’re naturals, no? Okay, I thought this one was looking good. This…

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what I learned last summer

Since I’m heading back to studies, can I write a ‘what I did last summer’ post too? I’ve tented for the first time as a parent. I’ve begun building a house and homestead. I’ve gardened, and blanched and canned and eaten. I’ve learned to lay on a beach. I’ve learned to swim with the kids.…

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a day in the life of a blogging mama, Sarah on Purpose

Top up your cuppa something, it’s time to sit back and enjoy a chat with Sarah, from Sarah on Purpose… What have you learned about your kids’ learning styles this past year? This year I learned that my children need me much less so I give them an assignment and let them go, more than in previous years.…

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a day in the life of a homeschooling mama: 10 years in the home ed bus

Every summer Wednesday afternoon, sit back with a glass of iced coffee and enjoy peeking into the world of a homeschooler, and her observations of her past year. This Wednesday, an interview of a day in the life of Krina. Krina is a mama of four kids – aged 14, 13, 11, and 10. She’s 10 years into…

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Be a Fly on the Wall in a Homeschool Family Life

What is it really like to be in a homeschool family? Naturally, this might look different in different families. I was having a chat with another homeschool friend (who was previously a schooled educator), and it dawned on me, someone else might be curious about the transition my friend made from an enrolled distributed learner…

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