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Why I Keep Repeating Myself

Today has been one of those years.

Y’all ever have one of those?

I was waiting on a service person to come out to the house.   434 more words

Real Schooling

I would just like a few minutes of your time to jump on a soap box about a certain subject that has gotten under my skin lately. 1,770 more words

Por qué los educadores no promueven la enseñanza en casa

La enseñanza en casa es polémica porque confronta una tradición. Una cómoda tradición.

Por décadas hemos sido testigos activos de lo que implica ir a la escuela: despertarse temprano, saludar a los amigos, entender el mundo a partir de las clases que imparte un maestro para luego regresar a  casa y compartir con la familia lo aprendido. 751 more words


Choosing to Send my Son to a Two Day a Week MDO in Addition to Homeschooling

Today we attended the meet the teacher event at the mother’s day out (MDO) program Maxwell will begin attending next week.  It was sweet, the kids had fun, I got some questions answered, and everyone was super nice. 323 more words


Ladybug Lifecycle

We recently read about the life cycle of ladybugs in the “The Wonderland of Nature” by Nuri Mass (I blogged briefly about how we use it… 165 more words


Important lessons to teach your little brother

So, baby and big brother are sitting in the loungeroom together. Baby is watching Dorothy the Dinosaur and big brother is watching some rot for older kids on his tablet with his headphones. 97 more words


Balance is key

My last post was about feeling inadequate.

I was definitely down after my first few attempts at project-based homeschooling. I have a tendency to want to control things, so completely letting go felt like chaos to me. 612 more words