Category: Homeschool

String Painting

Happy first day of Spring to you! The sun is shining and it’s to be nearly sixty degrees today. My daughter and I celebrated by reading springtime poems, and going outside to paint. My daughter has been artistic from birth, I’m telling you. I…

Dear Public School

You can always tell when an animal is threatened. They lash out at everyone and everything. The same could be said of you, Public School, as you lash out at homeschooling families in Kentucky and attempts to accuse them of hiding truancy, rather than…

“Unschooling” No More

Lately I’ve been thinking about the term Unschooling. Every time I use it as a hashtag, I cringe a little inside. I guess because I prefer to think of our lives as not requiring school at all. My daughter learns at home and learns…

Where Do The Children Play?

If I were to mention a challenge to homeschooling, it would be finding other children for Kat to play with. Unlike many home educated kids, Kat has no siblings with whom to play. She plays with children when we’re in public places, of course…

Homeschooling the “Difficult” Child

“Homeschooling the difficult child.” I recently saw this as the title of an article for homeschool moms and it unnerved me. Can I just start by saying I hate the phrase, “difficult child.” In all honesty, I’ve never in my life met a difficult…