Monthly Archives: May 2012

Letting Go…Somewhat…It’s Progress…I Think

I’ve realized what it all boils down to. All of my fears and concerns about homeschool center around one central theme – language arts. I have known how to read since the age of three. In other words, there isn’t … Continue reading

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Websites…Lemonade Stands…Disneyland

Cool Blog/Websites I found some interesting websites on Friday. Here they are: I saw a blurb on a Facebook about a new documentary The War on Kids, which led me to visit AERO. Where I found an essay My Brain … Continue reading

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Handed My Own Life

I have a book on my bookshelf, The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing. It has traveled with me, from Missouri to California in 1994 and returned again in 1997. I rarely open it – it is the memory that it … Continue reading

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A Lovely Morning

I have a cleaning scheduled for later today – but this morning was a nice, quiet start. With an upcoming Extreme Jams class to prepare for, I was busy picking roses to make the Rose Petal Jam. Emily woke up … Continue reading

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The Tangible and the Intangible

We destroy the love of learning in children, which is so strong when they are small, by encouraging and compelling them to work for petty and contemptible rewards, gold stars, or papers marked 100 and tacked to the wall, or … Continue reading

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