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 from my homeschool kids 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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things I didn’t expect to do this summer

1. Visiting a winery with the kiddos… I have always wanted to do a wine tour through this part of the world. British Columbia is known for its tasty grapes. Since my hubby was working, I wandered up the road to BC’s northernmost winery, Celista. Swirl, sniff and swish, and down the hatch, these whites were…

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