Monthly Archives: April 2014

How We Backed Into Unschooling

Have I told you that we homeschool? Actually, a more accurate description of how we learn is “unschool.” I looked on Google for a neat and succinct definition of unschooling, but I couldn’t find one. Maybe that’s because unschooling isn’t … Continue reading

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Watercolors for Christmas

Every Christmas, my husband asks me for a list, an idea of what gifts he could purchase for me. If you know me at all, you know I don’t often know what to put on a gift list. I think … Continue reading

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Dear Moms of Church Youth Group Girls

Dear Moms of Middle School Girls at Church Youth Group, Can you help me help my daughter? She doesn’t want to fit in; in fact, she joyfully embraces the part where God made each one of us different, and she … Continue reading

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Why Turtles?

One of my daughter’s unique traits is the way she hears things. The this-is-the-way-it-should-be people call it “auditory processing disorder,” where the message her brain concocts from the information she receives isn’t the message the sender intended. (We all have … Continue reading

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