Living Beyond the Labels

Facebook groups are still on my brain - from the inspiring to the befuddling. Wildschooling, the group I mentioned in my "let's not worry about fitting into neat little unschool boxes" post is currently a huge influence.  While I have always valued nature as a great teacher, the reality is we are often indoors rather than … Continue reading Living Beyond the Labels

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#2. Take care of yourself today: The Magic of Friendship

Community is important, especially in the form of like-minded homeschool families.  Coming from a small town to a big city, a new homeschool community was top priority but remained elusive. We immediately got to know our neighbors and that was helpful but that core group of people to count on in times of need, especially … Continue reading #2. Take care of yourself today: The Magic of Friendship

Teaching Love in Spite of Hate: Shameful Race Relations

As a native Mississippian, I am very sensitive about racial disparities and racial conflicts.  I read slave narratives and learn about the Civil Rights movement from varying vantage points because seeing through the lens of the less-privileged is important as my privilege often clouds my view of difficult situations.  I am the first generation in … Continue reading Teaching Love in Spite of Hate: Shameful Race Relations