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Navigating homeschool hell.

In theory homeschooling preschoolers seems like a good idea.   The cost for three hours, three days a week is exorbitant.   Since I didn’t go back to work after my son was born it was just not a financial possibility to continue sending my step kids to their previous school.   405 more words


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Target has filled a need that I did not know existed.

“On behalf of three-armed men everywhere, we want to thank Target for finally selling a sweatshirt we can wear.”

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Crayons For Class

I don't know, but I can find out.

Afternoon peeps!

Our week has gone well in general, I hope yours was alright as well.

What do you do when you don’t know the answer to a problem? 525 more words


Cast Off and Anchors Aweigh, My Boys!

We’re feeling a sense of relief and excitement this week as we see the end of our school year approaching. It’s so fun to be able to “check off the box” for a subject that final time for the year. 812 more words

Ita Vita African

Our first of 24 winners – Monica S. looks at the way a focus on standardized testing continues to hurt our children with an endless cycle of forced failure.

Our panel has unanimously selected the first winner, out of dozens of entries being read, for inclusion in the 2nd edition of Lifting the Curtain:  The disgrace we call urban high school education… 1,066 more words


I Freaked Out on Top of Mt. Washington - Part One

We spent the morning crawling through the Polar Caves in Rumney, NH with a number of other homeschooling families. Naomi had a blast. Spencer had an unfortunate experience on a slippery rock inside the first cave, which left him frightened but unhurt. 1,020 more words