Monthly Archives: March 2012

FUN-Schooling – Saying Yes to Learning

Letting kids explore their world and interests is not at all what “society” refers to as “education”, and yet, there’s so much learning that happens when we start saying “yes” to the ideas and activities that our kids dream up. …

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An Inspirational Story: Battling Cancer While Homeschooling

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You’d think that those free radicals that mutate cells and cause cancer would know that homeschool moms are too busy to deal with cancer. But no.  Unfortunately that’s not even close to true. In fact, every year in the last …

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Dyslexia Games Review – Help for Children with Dyslexia and Processing Disorders

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April and May of 2011 involved a lot of educational diagnostic testing for us. Z and J had reached a frustration level with their respective challenges and group expectations for boys their age (at the time 9 and 11) that …

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The Major Difference Between Raising Little Ones and Raising Teens

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Years ago, when J was just a toddler, I was gleaning wisdom from a woman in our church who had 7 children, but only had 2 left at home. Here I was with a preschooler and a toddler, balancing work …

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Meet the Kids – 2012

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It’s been a while since I’ve shared any pictures of the kids, so I thought I’d re-introduce everyone to you… Even though the kids are all roughly 2 years apart, I refer to them in two distinct groups: the Youngers …

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