Rotten Parent Intervention

Originally posted on lonermommy:
My family loves to go skiing at a little family-owned resort about two hours north of here. They have special “car load” and “local appreciation” days in the middle of the week that make it more affordable for us than the big-name resorts. We stay a couple of days and get…

Applying to University

For anyone interested in going to university in the U.S. or for any parents who are wanting to know more about the process and how they may help, this course (which I found a little late) available on Coursera from the University of Pennsylvania is proving to be an excellent resource. Just thought that this…

The Homeschooling/Unschooling Community

Because I am so often terrible at saying thanks, I wanted to take some time out today to express my gratitude to the others out there who are so kindly sharing their insight, ideas, wisdom and warmth in the homeschooling space. I have been involved in many projects, courses and groups over the years.  I…

Breaks my Heart

I know that a lot of you will have already seen this, and even though we now homeschool, and in our case have never been in the American school system, Australia, Korea and Taiwan have enough of these tests that this photo and the linked article/story broke my heart. I find what we as a…