- A Day of Extremes
- Preventing the Habit of Procrastination
- Working From Home AND Homeschooling: Figuring Out How to Make It Work
- Update to the Curriculum page!
- From here to the moon…
- STEM Lego Minifigs! For girls!
- Hey, Stranger! Long time, no see!
- Fireworks of a different sort: Higgs Boson!
- Do Creationist curricula meet the National Standards?
- The last eight weeks…
Category Archives: milestones
… have been our usual Spring Rush. Here are some highlights: We’ve celebrated five birthdays, including my mom’s 75th, and my 40th. The girls are now six, which completely blows my mind. (Turning 40 was cake compared to dealing with … Continue reading
Buddy just read his first sentence: “Gus runs in the mud.” Thank you cuddle-school and Starfall.com! *in protest of the poorly written SOPA bill.
One of the biggest things I love about homeschooling is that after spending yesterday with my Dad for his 87th birthday, we didn’t have to jet home today for school tomorrow. We hope to get out to some of the … Continue reading
Yeah, I’m a geek. We celebrated the first day of December by (finally!) pulling out the kids’ telescope and taking a peak at Venus, about 30* up in the Eastern sky. Not quite the star over Bethlehem, but it still … Continue reading
So, Big D was a tiger, because, as she told him when he asked “they are endangered, Grampa!” When I asked if she’d like people who saw her costume to understand if this is why she wore it, she said YES, … Continue reading
The Not-Back-To-School Picnic today was fabulous, with about 110 of us down at Oakledge Park, right on the (somewhat polluted by the hurricane) Lake. The kids played, the adults schmoozed, and a great start to our homeschooling year was had by all! Then, … Continue reading
I am not getting my kids up before their bodies are ready to awaken. I am not rushing them through breakfast. I am not dressing them for fashion or first impression, but for comfort, and play, if at all. I am … Continue reading
Govenor Shumlin just did a really nice job schooling CNN on Vermont geography, but, just in case you missed it, here’s a recap: Vermont is a mountainous, rural state. Rain falls on the mountains, runs down their sides, and into the … Continue reading
Summer in Vermont is a time to soak up some green; some living, vibrant, sunshiny energy to get us through the seasons of brown and white to come. Driving south to central Vermont yesterday, I acknowledged the outrageous amazingness of mile after mile … Continue reading
Just posting my support of the FreeRangeKids movement (back to sanity) with some wonderful examples anecdotes of my own. Last year, while camping with friends and acquaintances, my husband was trying to start an embroidery project when Buddy, not yet two, really … Continue reading