My friend Maureen Wittman recently posted, what she called, a rant on the Homeschool Connections Facebook page. I’ll let you read it yourself but the upshot was that homeschool moms are often referred to as “just a mom” and not regarded as the professional educators that they are. You may not have an education degree but you […]
Do you have an abundance of zucchinni in your garden? I don’t but friends do and they are generous about sharing. Aside from making zoodles I’ve been using the following recipe to use up the lovely garden goodness. Since I hate when bloggers give you nineteen paragraphs of a story before getting to the recipe, […]
In honor of Ryan’s anniversary tomorrow I’d like to share this, my favorite, of all the things written about our son by my former editor Rick Hinshaw. He’s a dear man, an amazing mentor and a good friend.
It’s very exciting, those weeks of anticipation before you begin homeschooling for the first time. The boxes of books are coming in the mail, you’ve read a few inspiring books to help you along. You’ve bought a few bookcases and maybe a table or desk. It’s a lot of fun to get geared up for […]
You know how it is, you are having a bad day and you see no way of salvaging it. So life has handed you lemons today but rather than throwing up your hands and abandoning the whole thing try using one of these phrases to change the situation and see if you can sweeten […]