We are the experts of our children.

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.

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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

How to: Handling Conflict about Educational Choices

It's not always easy being different - as an Unschool Day reader, you might know this as a personal truth.  Mainstream America is insidious and fills up the cracks of our culture's sidewalk with suspicious attitudes toward families who don't fit in the precisely molded boxes regarding education, health and diet.  To challenge the status … Continue reading How to: Handling Conflict about Educational Choices