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Cat Days or How is your Haal

When my mom used to drop off my sister and I at grandparents farm, 300 miles away from our town, she’d point at this little calendar on the wall, a little one where you tear off a page for each day, and she’d say: see you at the end of summer. 1,217 more words

Nature

Unschooling/ Hack schooling Trial

Around a week or two ago my Step-mum told me about a thing called Unschooling. It’s basically where you get to base learning around life. You learn by experiences and hands on things. 180 more words

Home/ife

Homeschool is no place for games

That was me when I embarked on my homeschooling journey.  I pulled my daughter out of her first grade class in January of 2011.  I was overwhelmed.   438 more words

Being A Mom

Farm Fresh

I’ve decided–for the summer at least–to plan 1 field trip per week. It can be local or within a few hours drive, free or at least not ludicrously expensive. 731 more words

Unschooling

Teaching Children To Write Is As Simple as Tossing the Textbook

     Over the past half century, there has been a transformation in the way people write. Formal writing styles have given way to short, direct, and easy communication. 1,935 more words

Homeschooling

Ancient Mechanicals

So this is the ‘something really good in London’ we had tickets for today: Ancient Mechanicals at the Unicorn Theatre.  Bit weird that an exhibition is in a theatre, but never mind – it was brilliant! 366 more words

Diary

hsc conference 2015 - august 6 thru 9 - san jose

may day in central park by william glackens 1904 – de young museum

the conference

this will be our third year….viv has been relentlessly reminding me to register – i finally did today. 15 more words

Unschooling