The pediatrician looked up, startled into giving me his full attention instead of the computer claiming it. “Really?” he asked. “Yes, really” I replied, trying not to sigh. It’s a common question I’m used to hearing for one reason
Whew! I’m so glad we’re in a new week. Last week we took the entire school week to do standardized testing. Our state requires proof of progress every year, and we have the option of doing testing or
Before I start writing this, I need to emphasize that every kid is different. Every kid has different needs, and those needs might not fit the norm or even the average. Homeschooling is about working around the hurdles
If you celebrate Christmas, chances are you’ve had a brush with the Santa dilemma. Do you tell your kids that he’s real? If they already figured things out on their own, how do you keep them from blowing
I’ve heard this from so many homeschooling parents – “why test if we’re homeschooling?” I can’t answer for them, but I can tell you why we’re choosing to test our oldest.