Tag Archives: Learning from children

Harmony

As part of Write Alm’s November Prompts, I saw that today’s prompt is: Harmony! My daughter, Harmony, is now almost twenty-nine months old, or close to two and a half years. I’ve already posted about what our daily life looks like … Continue reading

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The Story of Joseph: the Boy Who Ran Away from School

“Where were you on Monday night? You missed ensemble rehearsal,” I asked Joseph* as he walked in for his lesson on Thursday night. “Oh…” he looked flustered. “Um… I had homework. Lots of homework.” I sat down to tune the … Continue reading

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Day in the Life: 1st Annual Not-Back-to-School Week!

This is our first “official” not-back-to-school year as a home-schooling family! Harmony is two years and two months old, and we have been planning on home-schooling for a long time. Our family is a little out-of-the-ordinary because my husband and … Continue reading

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Kids These Days….

… are probably not any better or worse than kids in the past. Even thousands of years past.What do you think HAS changed, then?Do you think “kids” are this bad?   “Our youth have an insatiable desire for wealth; they … Continue reading

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The Story of David, Who Knew He Wasn’t Luke

David was putting all his energy and heart into the piece he was playing. I sat on the edge of my chair, thrilled to see the great improvement he had made this week. This particular piece was quite difficult, one … Continue reading

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Beginning the Journey: “You’re homeschooling already?”

Hanging out with friends and their little ones, the talk turns to education. My ears always perk up, since it’s one of my favorite topics, and I’m eager to hear everything they have to say. Then the inevitable question: “So … Continue reading

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Articles for Education: Check ‘Em Out!

Every Wednesday I post links that I’ve found interesting, informative, and/or helpful. Most of the time these links are found on my other blog, but occasionally I will post some here if they are all related to education. Please let … Continue reading

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