Learning to be more committed to our kids than to educational ideals

Changing How We View Our Educational Committments

Many times throughout our lives as parents (and even before that), we have been very committed to a particular educational ideal.  Over time, those have shifted like a pendulum.  Finally, they have settled in an area that I didn't expect.  But, it's an area that I know that it needs to be at.  It's the area where we are no longer … {Read More}

portable homeschooling

6 Ways to Make Learning Portable: Portable Homeschooling

The following post is from Becky of This Reading Mama:While we are very blessed to have a beautiful schoolroom in our house, my kids will tell you that the most meaningful learning experiences for them have not happened at their school desk. Even as a former classroom teacher, the best memories I have are those spent on a … {Read More}

Perfect for Fall: Apple Nut Muffins

Apple Nut Muffins

Make sure to read all the way until the bottom of today's post for a chance to win a $100 Visa® gift card!When I was growing up, I didn't really know that there … {Read More}