Home-education

Feb 01, 2013
A few days ago, Charlotte came padding down the hallway to me.  “Momma?” she asked.  “Momma, can you teach me how to write?  I want to learn how to write.” “Sure, sweetheart,” I said.  “Do you want to grab a piece →MORE...

Me:  Did you have fun today, sweetie?Her:  Yes, I had so much fun!Me:  What did you do?Her:  Lots of stuff, Momma.Me:  What kinds of stuff?Her:  I don’t know, Momma.Me:  You don’t know?  Did you paint?Her:  Yes.Me:  Did you play with the →MORE...

Sep 10, 2012
Charlotte’s first day of preschool went well.  Donald and I went to the campus together to drop her off and as soon as she recognized her room, she jumped right in.  She was so busy playing that it was hard to →MORE...

...and she did not cry.  And I did not cry.  And when we left, her father and I looked at one another and said, “Well, that was basically a non-event.”  After weeks of fretting (what if she didn’t want us to →MORE...

Healthy Child Healthy World blogging prompt: What sort of nature adventures do we love best? “Do you hear that?” I ask my daughter.  We stand still and silent on the trail.  She nods exuberantly. “What sort of animal makes that sound, →MORE...