Monthly Archives: August 2015

Narcoleptic Tourette’s and…

I’ve got a couple of odd/funny things to share with all of you… Narcoleptic Tourette’s Since my eldest was around eight years old, I have found myself affected by the weirdest condition… When I read out loud, either to her … Continue reading

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Last Week of (My) Homeschool Freedom

I’ve got just a couple more days of homeschool freedom before I take back homeschool from my eldest daughter, Dee. She has been doing a fabulous job of homeschooling her sister in the last few weeks – Emily has responded … Continue reading

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Now This Bothered Me

My Google feed sense me weekly updates on homeschool – which usually is a mishmash of the great things homeschoolers are up to. This article, “I Was Homeschooled, But I Will Not Homeschool My Children” however, was NOT that. It … Continue reading

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Focusing on Art and Writing

We are halfway through August and Emily has responded to her sister’s homeschool lessons with interest and enthusiasm. Danielle started the first week with an emphasis on art. They visited the Nelson-Atkins, and Emily was tasked with finding a piece … Continue reading

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Raising Future Adults

I was barely eighteen when my daughter Danielle was born. And I was double that age when her little sister came along. Eighteen years is a long time to parent, and plan, but I don’t think anyone is every really … Continue reading

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August Homeschool

August Homeschool…in the Hands of Her Sister I wasn’t particularly surprised when Dee (my eldest, age 26) asked if she could try her hand at schooling Em for a month. She did a lot with her stepson, including teaching him … Continue reading

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