Posts in Natural Learning
Nurturing our child’s spirit

I’ve been realizing I want to give myself more time and space for my thoughts recently so I decided I would do a bit of freewriting yesterday morning and see where that took me. We are discussing nurturing your child’s spirit this week in the Homeschool Alliance which felt like a good place to start. It’s one of the superpowers in The Brave Learner and if I’m honest, it’s one of my favorites (though I do have to admit, I have several favorites.)

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In Support of Relationship-based Parenting

Jason has just turned 18 (yes, really!) and I am finding that I am falling into that cliche of looking back on our lives together and seeing how far we have come. How I have evolved as a parent. How he has evolved as a person. How those oh so many leaps of faith I took over the years have played out.

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Tips for Keeping "Homeschooling High School" in Perspective

As Jason nears the end of his junior year in high school, I finally feel as if I can breathe a little with this whole "homeschooling high school" thing. Not really because of anything that I am doing, but rather because I am seeing everything that he is doing and how much he has grown since we started this journey and how much he continues to grow.

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Seeing Video Games as a Passion not an Obsession

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."​

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