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Category Archives: Homeschooling
I sit at the kitchen table next to my son. We are both in our pajamas. The backdoor curtains are open and sunlight pools directly onto his pre-algebra textbook; a spotlight of sorts, highlighting the most challenging thing we do all … Continue reading
It is officially Fall, Gentle Reader. I know this because I have begun to officially fall apart. Autumn is my perfect storm. School is in full force. My days are filled with reading out loud, grading papers, and teaching math concepts. … Continue reading
Today is our last day of school for the 2013-2014 year. We are obviously finishing academically strong by taking a field trip today to see The Lego Movie at the dollar theater. (Ha! Sarcasm.) We are also playing board games … Continue reading
Yesterday my seven year old daughter opened the fridge with enough force to break the doo-hickey that turns on the light inside. She slunk into the library, hands crossed protectively across her stomach to tell me what happened, but then cautioned, … Continue reading
It doesn’t happen all the time. It doesn’t even happen often. But it happens enough for me to hate it: the impromptu math quiz given to my children by complete strangers once they learn we homeschool. This time it happened … Continue reading
This whole “celebrating Christmas everyday” thing has been great in helping us achieve our art project quota this month. I feel like we’re on board the Crafty Christmas Express, <insert proper train noise here.> Who knew there were so many … Continue reading