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 … [Read more...] about A day in the life: one random Monday
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
Y'all. I had big plans this year for nature study. We were going to do Barb's awesome outdoor hour challenges like I did back when Kathryn was little. We were all going to have nature journals and update them regularly. We'd even incorporate art lessons with our nature journals. It would be … [Read more...] about Interest-led nature study on the coast