It can be easy to get so set in particular ideals for any given situation, and education is no different. When my kids were very young, I had some pretty strong opinions about education. They got turned upside down when we felt called to start homeschooling
Six years later, they got confused again when I had one of my children ask to go to school, while others wanted to continue homeschooling. In the end, I figured out that I had to anchor my educational ideals on something other than a method of schooling.
In the ending segment of today’s episode, I’m sharing something that was making me happy at the time of the recording (back in early September): my teenage son’s first date! This includes a small discussion on the particulars of what dating currently looks like for our son, although he and the girl that he was briefly dating have recently decided that it would be better for them to just be friends for now. (Thankfully, it happened all pretty amicably and with a lot of maturity from both of them.)
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|Angie, a domestically challenged nerd and mom of three very fun kids, is the founder of Real Life at Home. Angie also listens to music every chance she gets, writes eBooks, podcasts, loves Pinterest, documents the little moments in life on Instagram, and occasionally sleeps.|
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