Ocean City, Maryland - May 2013Read More
One of my favorite parts of the VaHomeschoolers Conference is getting to meet so many homeschoolers who have just started out on their journey. I often have folks who come up after my Beginning Homeschooling session to ask me questions, usually wanting to further clarify something I said or about something specific to their personal situation.Read More
It can be interesting to see how people find my blog…this jumped out at me when I was looking at the search queries:
and the marshmallow committed suicide by throwing itself into the
Kind of makes me wonder what comes next…maybe I should use it as a writing prompt?
In the past I have often been embarrassed when I get excited or passionate about something. Especially when it is about something that others might not “get” or when others around me don’t seem to be quite as strongly affected.Read More
Just wanted to jump in here and wish everyone a fantastic Thanksgiving! The boys are with Jeff at my in-laws in Virginia Beach thoroughly enjoying themselves and I am getting some much needed downtime.Read More
My friend Jeanne has a post, The Field Trip Not Taken, to which I could definitely relate:
Read MoreSometimes, in homeschooling, too much of a good thing is not a good thing. I tend to be a go-er and a do-er, and contrary to the vision of homeschooling that is so pervasive but so mistaken, homeschoolers aren’t necessarily home all that much.
My homeschooling journey has continuously given me many opportunities to shift how I view things related to learning. One of the bigger shifts has been that of seeing Jason's huge interest in video gaming as an "obsession" to instead seeing it as a "passion."Read More