The Day We Reproduced School at Home and the Surprising Things We Learned

Just before Christmas, my older two kids (ages 10 and 12) had particularly challenging attitudes about school. I know they were tired, excited about Christmas, etc, but the attitudes, especially from the 12 year old, were just not cool. The day he started complaining that he still had another page of math left to doContinue reading “The Day We Reproduced School at Home and the Surprising Things We Learned”

Has Homeschooling Been a Bumpy Spiritual Road?

I am so thankful for the freedom to homeschool my kids. I’m thrilled that I can keep them out of the public school mess and teach them at their own speed, cater to their interests and abilities, and eliminate the wasted time schools have to spend on crowd control. (Well, maybe I still have someContinue reading “Has Homeschooling Been a Bumpy Spiritual Road?”