Won’t Back Down movie…

Swimming around this head of mine are so many mixed feelings and thoughts about this movie. Practically, the time the main character mama puts into changing her kid’s school, she could have homeschooled her kid. In her effort to give her daughter a better education, she helps a motivated teacher begin a new school. She says […]

Unschooling Seasons

Last night as my son struggled to do his math work, specifically answer questions about seasons & months, I asked Husband to help him so I could finish washing the dishes. It shocked Husband that Big Bird didn’t know which months were in which season. I guess it would shock most folks who went to an institutional […]


As I’ve made it known a dozen times before, we use My Father’s World, a little of Sonlight’s language arts and Heart of Dakota read-alouds. We use them, they don’t use us. E with all of this curriculum, we are unschoolers overall. Just what does unschooling even mean anyway? Ask a hundred people and you’ll get a hundred different […]

First Day Everywhere

It’s been a while since I’ve done anything on facebook. Too busy. But this morning it’s taking me longer than usual to get moving so I decided to browse and see what all my fb friends are up to. It seems that school has started in several states along the east coast and all the […]

Units of Studies

Curriculum is fun. I am a bit of a unit study junky as I collect them when I see a catalog and fall in love. The thing is, I don’t have time to do all, or even half of them. We are ankle-deep into My Father’s World Exploring Countries and Cultures. I have tried everything, Heart of […]

homeschooling, books, and a pathology report

Hi friends, sorry I haven’t written in a while, but I’ve had a lot on my plate. Don’t we all. Earlier this week I had a cystoscopy of my bladder and bladder dilation. It wasn’t so bad although it took up an entire day because I was “put under” for the procedure. The doctor didn’t […]