They Think I’m Crazy to Homeschool

You know exactly who “they” are. They are the ones who furrow their brow and stare a long time before answering when you say, “We homeschool.” They have no idea how much it took to muster up the cour...

I Need Eleven!

photo courtesy Susan at From the Narrows Have you ever been baffled or surprised by something your child says? You may be certain that you heard the words correctly, but they don’t make sense. ...

What Are You Supposed to Do?

There was a most interesting article that I read this week. It was an article from Macleans’ magazine entitled “How Dutch Women Got to be the Happiest Women in the World”.  It is a great read with lo...

Who’s Looking for You?

You know things are bad when you want to throw in the towel. And the calendar heading only reads … September. Or worse yet … August. I had some great plans for this summer, as perhaps many of you did...

Unschooling Myths

Jenny Penton is a homeschooling mother of seven children and loves the closeness that being home with them provides. Un-schooling is how they live and learn and she blogs about their learning experie...

Feeling What You Read

‘…thoughts–just mere thoughts–are as powerful as electric batteries–as good for one as sunlight is, or as bad for one as poison.   To let a sad thought or a bad one get into your mind is as dangerous...