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“This is going to help me with getting published…

And, when I’m published I’m going to acknowledge you”

My response: “For being your mama?”

“For being a supportive mama and doing my editing”. 179 more words

Forget Resolutions: Adapt and Celebrate

The end of 2016 started to remind me of kilometer 36 of a marathon. I was pained and weary, yet it was too early to get excited about the beer waiting at the finish line. 544 more words


My thoughts on home educating my four year old

Before I was even pregnant I wanted to home educate for various reasons. In a nutshell these boil down to:

– Giving my children a ‘proper’ childhood, learning from each other and enjoying each other’s company… 978 more words

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Optimal Learning

Fun is just another word for learning under optimal conditions.

Raph Koster

Dangerous Idea About Schools

My dangerous idea is one that most people immediately reject without giving it serious thought: school is bad for kids — it makes them unhappy and as tests show — they don’t learn much. 124 more words

Packing for a family ski trip (kind of)

Packing for a ski trip with kids (aka Marriage Test #841)

We’re going to Bulgaria tomorrow! *Yayface*. We really needed to catch up on some geography for the kids’ home schooling so, ya know, needs must. 675 more words

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New Year Resolutions for Families

A New Year means a fresh start. Come January and everything seems new somehow, at least that’s how I look at it. Talking about resolutions, they are something I try to make (and keep) every year without fail, notwithstanding the fact that it’s barely February and I realize that yet again, I have failed miserably at it. 572 more words