Home-education

Oct 07, 2011
This is how it goes: We go to the library and Charlotte comes home with a book or two.  And I used to come home with a book or two as well, and that would be that.  But now I come →MORE...

Charlotte is 26 months old.  I wanted our wake-up routine to encourage her wonder at the natural world and to kick-start a habit of expressing gratitude. The morning light is creeping into the bedroom and at once, I am awake.  I →MORE...

Sep 13, 2011
The more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core, and I think the same is true of human beings.  – Henry David Thoreau Charlotte is two years old which means that our home-education journey has officially →MORE...

As a heads-up, this illustration by Alicia Stucky is one of my favorite works of art ever.  It is exactly 500% awesome.  Please, everyone, give her some love. On our afternoon walk a few days ago, Donald stopped suddenly in the →MORE...

The fort in this photograph is from several weeks ago, but I lost interest in snapping pictures of each fort around seven hundred forts back so that one will have to suffice. At this point, seven hundred isn’t much of an →MORE...