But, All The Other Families Are Doing It

On Friday night my husband and I settled into our couch with the iPad screen on the table in front of us. The seven faces (plus 3!) that used to grace our dinner table were beaming back at us from their homes in the area. Okay, two of them were upstairs, but you get aContinue reading “But, All The Other Families Are Doing It”

Learning From My Kids

Once my husband and I started to have children something inside me automatically switched to teacher mode. I loved talking to them when they were very young and was delighted when they answered back with their baby babble. I enjoyed rediscovering our wonderful world through each of them. After we started to homeschool this instinctContinue reading “Learning From My Kids”

Homeschooling Moms….Be Bold, Unite!

This is the second draft of what is supposed to be a reflection on friends. I have a long post all typed up and ready to edit. But I did not say what is truly in my heart. I cannot live without my friends. Friends keep me sane and help me along life’s path. TheyContinue reading “Homeschooling Moms….Be Bold, Unite!”

A Wedding, A Goodbye and The First Day of School

So we have had a busy ten days or so. On August 8th at 6 p.m. in a beautiful park close to their home, my daughter Emily was happily married to her fiancee Matt. It was a wonderful day weather-wise in the mid Atlantic and we were favored with no rain! We all had adjustmentsContinue reading “A Wedding, A Goodbye and The First Day of School”

In The Beginning

I never meant to become a homeschooling mom. In fact, I once wrote a letter to the editor of a magazine stating all of the reasons I thought it should not be done! This letter was written when my oldest son was a toddler and sending him to school was many years away. When heContinue reading “In The Beginning”