how to teach kids to write: a BraveWriter review
academics / homeschooling / reading, writing, rithmetic / write

how to teach kids to write: a BraveWriter review

I ate up Julie Bogart’s recent book, The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning and Life, but ten years ago, I would have inhaled it and allowed the gems of oxygen to seep into my respiratory cells, so I could breathe, really breathe in my homeschool world. So many gems of wisdom I … Continue reading

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