Jeff and I always joke that no two years stay the same for us. Either we add in a new job, or a new person, or something really crazy like homeschooling. We’re always adjusting to the new normal around here and next year will be no different. Last year, my… Continue reading »
The internet addiction in our family happened slowly… passing my iphone over to my toddler while out to dinner when food took too long, educational computer games on pbs kids. Electronic games and devices trickled in on birthdays and Christmases. But PBSKids.org on our family desktop turned to games on the… Continue reading »
One of my sons is autistic. This isn’t news to many people I know personally, and it’s not hard to figure out who for those who follow me on instagram. Sometimes people tell me he doesn’t “look” autistic. Although it’s a slightly awkward comment, I see what they are saying…. Continue reading »
I was told by more than one homeschool expert we were supposed to “deschool” after starting our homeschool. To me, this concept was a little scary. What exactly is deschooling, and what is the point? At first I found deschooling was a surprisingly difficult process. Everything I knew about education came from traditional… Continue reading »
I’ve got lots of homeschool stuff to blog about which I am really excited to share, but for now I wanted to do a quick break to help you out with a Valentine’s Day gift. I’m a last minute gift-giver so in honor of procrastinators everywhere I am sharing this JORD review and… Continue reading »
Why ditching the chore chart resulted in more chores with less whining.
“How can I help you?”
“Slavery, Abe Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr has a dream, everything is great because black and white kids can be friends.”
Sometimes you have your first Halloween when you’re one… sometimes it comes when you’re 8.
Adjusting to our new homeschool life has certainly had it’s challenges but the freedom to do things like this make it worth it.