Learning to Trust


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I’ve recently been on this I love unschooling craze. It’s like we’ve found our flow, at least temporarily, and I want to enjoy it. I listen to the kids talking to each other, explaining how ten million has 7 zeros in it, how Stephen’s new fish doesn’t really sleep but it looks like it does, […]

Who I Am


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“Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” -Jim Henson I’ve been thinking about this quote a lot recently, most specifically in regard to our homeschooling journey. My worry about whether or not I can handle being a homeschooling mama ebbs and flows, even though my decision to homeschool […]

What I’m learning about learning


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Go check out this comic strip in honor of Amy Poeler’s birthday today. What a great reminder to go DO something, anything, just DO it. Succeed…fail…who cares! Yesterday I started a list of what I’m learning about learning, and therefore what I want my kids to learn, by living out this homeschooling lifestyle. The comic […]

Planning for Kindergarten at Home, Part 1


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The time has come. Summer is coming to an end. Back-to-School sales are in full force and calendars are filling up with plans for the fall months in households all around. Since we consider ourselves mostly unschoolers, it’s a natual decision to “school” year round. We are learning all the time. The world is our […]