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 »
“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.”
Adjusting to our new homeschool life has certainly had it’s challenges but the freedom to do things like this make it worth it.
Every once in awhile, I’d say outloud “we should really go to Jamestown”. I hadn’t been in about 25 years but I did remember Jamestown Settlement capturing my imagination as a kid. And with our new flexibility as homeschoolers the only thing standing in our way of going was us.
Several people have asked me how homeschool is going and I haven’t really had the ability to answer that question.
“Mom, I’m never going to like learning.”
I had so much to share and theeeeeeennn the power went out. We’ve just gotten the lights back on after a nasty storm on Tuesday. A large branch came through our backyard, but luckily no one was hurt and there was no major damage. So here’s a little catch up:… Continue reading »
The first official day of our Longest Summer Ever fell on the longest day of the year. I mentioned in my last post about how we would not be returning to school in the fall and we’re spending the next 6 months or so exploring our interests and getting out… Continue reading »