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Category Archives: Homeschooling
There’s only one more week of school over here at the Bunkersdown Academy for Bright but Strange Children. One more week of math and grammar and cursive, (oh my.) Frankly, I can’t wait. There are gardens to be weeded and … Continue reading
Here is the downside to homeschooling: you never get a snow day. Even when seven inches of snow falls over night (despite the fact that is March 24th for heaven’s sake) and the entire world has cancelled school, homeschoolers have … Continue reading
Last week for Eden’s kindergarten curriculum, I checked out four or five different tellings of The Three Little Pigs. There was the classic version from Paul Galdone (I love how he illustrates his books) and then there were other crazier … Continue reading
Sometimes as my kids and I are doing art projects, I feel really ambitious. And capable. And full of knowledge. This last art project was not one of those times. With the Kidney-stone-the-size-of-Manhattan inside of me, I needed something that … Continue reading
Usually it happens at the end of a long grocery line when someone notices I’m shopping with my children on a school day. Glaciers in the Arctic move faster than these lines. But this time it happened while at a … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I read a fascinating book called NutureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. The authors use new evidence and go over old studies to determine why children lie, why praising our kids … Continue reading
I found the most adorable Christmas art project the other day on Pinterest, of course. And I’m pretty sure the world desperately needs more adorable Christmas art projects. Anxiously trying to rededicate myself to doing art with the offspring, I … Continue reading
Stop! Collaborate and listen. (Just kidding. I went to high school in the early 90′s. Vanilla Ice is a part of my culture, so I have to add that line after saying “Stop!”) Anyway, STOP reading this post if you … Continue reading
This is a snap shot of my life right now: My nine year old daughter is coughing into a very battered hankie while she rereads a Harry Potter book. (Last year, er, in my youth when I was sick I … Continue reading