Monthly Archives: February 2014

And Yet Another Infographic, Just For You

I already despise corporations on principle… Here is maybe just a little more fodder for the flame…

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Does Homeschooling Leave You Stuck at Home?

Here is an interesting (and colorful) bit of info someone shared with me…   Source: BestMastersinEducation.com I’m not sure I understand why a formal education site (bestmastersineducation.com) is promoting homeschooling, but hey, the infographic sure looks pretty!

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I Don’t Learn Much

This past weekend I picked my daughter up from a stay at my mom’s. As we were driving, I asked her about her visit and she mentioned she had talked to my dad on the phone. He is an ex-pat … Continue reading

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What Does SCHOOL Mean to YOU?

I just had the most interesting discussion with three neighbor boys this morning. The snow is deep, schools are canceled, including our co-op classes at LEARN, so when I noticed the neighborhood boys out, I urged Emily to go join … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of an Unschooler – Mad Libs!

I was a kid when Mad Libs came out. Actually, they came out way before that, but the late 70s version was a resurgence. I loved them! Whacky, silly and weird, what kid wouldn’t enjoy them? And the fact that … Continue reading

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Was Amy Glass Wrong or Right? – Define “Stay at Home Mom”

Last week, I read an article that had my fur up. Honestly, I reacted like a wet cat, full of fury and vengeance. It appears I wasn’t the only one. The article was by Amy Glass, “I Look Down on … Continue reading

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I Could Do It Myself!

As we drove to the first meeting of Peace Quest this year, Emily remarked, “You know Mama, sewing on my hat’s pompom only takes like four stitches. It’s super easy and quick.” The hat she had received for Christmas, an … Continue reading

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Fitting In – Sometimes It Takes Seaweed

While we remain unschoolers – Emily has begun to go to a Waldorf school for four hours each Friday. This began the first Friday in January and she was so very excited to attend! After the third session, however, she … Continue reading

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The Funny Things Kids Say

Last night as we left the house to go get some dinner, my husband noticed the gas tank was on empty. So we headed over to the gas station and he got out to fill up the tank. While we … Continue reading

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