What does a typical day in our household look like with homeschooling, one kid in school, and a mom working part-time outside the home? Keep in mind, we are (mostly) unschoolers. We make a point to fill our lives with good literature and big ideas. We explore our world whenever possible, and we believe real-life is … [Read more...] about A day in the life: one random Monday
So, as I've written recently, we're unschoolers. Mostly. What's tricky is keeping the unschooling vibe I love while still keeping track of what we do. This is especially important since I have a high-schooler; as the homeschool mom/teacher, I'm the one responsible for creating a reliable transcript for her. In the … [Read more...] about Flexible homeschool scheduling app
When I started homeschooling twelve years ago, I knew I didn't want our at-home learning to look like traditional school, but what I thought of as so radical at first was really stepping tentatively just outside the box. Kathryn was just five and we'd both been part of a busy preschool the year before, where I taught … [Read more...] about Are we unschoolers?
As is probably obvious based on the fact I've been doing it for a dozen years, I'm a fan of homeschooling. I'm confident in the fact it works and doesn't have to look at all like traditional school. This far into the journey, I rarely have doubts because there have been more times than I can count to show me it really … [Read more...] about Unschooled kid vs. standardized test