It's been hard getting back in the blogging groove post-Irma. We survived. Were you worried? My most concerning moments were seeing mold all over the inside of the refrigerator and smelling rotten fermented vegetables after 5 days without power. Thankfully, my parents were lovely hosts during our "evacuation, not vacation" , our house had no damage … Continue reading We are the experts of our children.
7:30 -- Our internal alarm clocks are ringing! 8:00 -- I press the snooze button on my internal alarm clock so the children are watching a cartoon of each child's choosing. That's how we roll with just one screen in the house. 8:30 -- I am in the kitchen, cooking and cleaning. As usual. Typical … Continue reading Today’s Unschool Day #1
A recent post, On Screen Time, pt. 1, expressed my vitriol towards screen-time. A reader might think, perhaps, I am down on all screen-time but that post expressed my thoughts mostly regarding cartoons, mindless youtube videos and video games. For every moment of screen-time I abhor there is a moment of screen-time I adore: Wimp. … Continue reading On Screen Time, part 2
When I had just one baby, I was convinced my children would never watch TV. We didn't even have a TV so it was an easy supposition. Then Netflix streaming, a 2nd baby, a grief filled miscarriage, and a 3rd pregnancy changed the culture of our screen-free family. My goal was no longer to raise … Continue reading On Screen Time, pt. 1