Safety is a Human Right

SAFETY IS A HUMAN RIGHT. It's okay if you or your child(ren) are considering home educating due of the continual rise in school violence. If you consider or decide to home educate in light of school violence, people may say that you've let fear win. Or that you're being unreasonable. But is that true? Security … Continue reading Safety is a Human Right

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Tidy Idleness

  If you can't make it out in the picture, my youngest daughter (5 yrs. old) wrote 'LOL' all over the bathroom mirror with toothpaste. She also made a few sparking blue smiley faces, but someone had to pee so I had to get out of the bathroom before I could take another picture. Her … Continue reading Tidy Idleness

Standardized Socialization

Today's poem is inspired by my "favorite" home educating question: What about socialization? After nearly 10 years of home educating, this question never gets old. 😉 This one's dedicated my home educating homies who've found yourself at the post office, grocery store check-out line, or any other place just trying to mind your own gol … Continue reading Standardized Socialization

It Was There All Along

I made the decision to home educate my oldest son shortly after enrolling him for kindergarten. Sometimes making the wrong choice clears the way for the right choice. Or perhaps, as I've been told, I just like learning things the hard way. The choice to home educate was a solitary decision, much like the situation … Continue reading It Was There All Along

Beware the Barrenness of a Busy Life

The closest feeling to drowning without the presence of water is taking care of yourself, your spouse, your home, and your small children without the presence of others offering kindness or guidance or support. I remember the first time I thought I might drown. I had three children in diapers and the two being homeschooled. … Continue reading Beware the Barrenness of a Busy Life