nbc morning show auditions
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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 … Continue reading

what I learned last summer
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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. … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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

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the fly on the wall–part #1

There’s nothing like overhearing a conversation in a coffee shop–no, not eavesdropping. If someone wants to talk about their son’s subpoena to court in a public place, or talking at full volume about their deadbeat children’s father, it’s not my fault. Since I don’t know them, they give me loads of fodder for fictional characters. … Continue reading

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the fly on the wall–part #2

So the way that you’re suggesting to educate a child is to follow their interests. If you follow their interests, you might not cover everything that the school system covers. Are you worried about that? No. Not at all. No Barbara Walters, and you will not make me cry. No, I’m not, because content in … Continue reading