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 … [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 … [Read more...] about Unschooled kid vs. standardized test
It's that time of year when many families are starting (or have already started) a new school year. That calls for something fun -- like a giveaway! I've chosen some of our favorite ocean-themed learning resources to share with you, and one winner will receive the entire contents of this gift basket … [Read more...] about Ocean learning gift basket