Tag Archives: Teaching and learning as a mother

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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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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A Different Kind of Easter Lesson, or What I Don’t Want to Teach My Child

On Saturday Harmony and I went to a local park after hearing that there would be an Easter egg hunt. She’d had a little practice already picking up a few Easter eggs, so I figured that with her cute basket … Continue reading

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Those Endless Steps

Just because you’re a good musician, does not mean that you will be a good music teacher. Just because you’re a good music teacher, does not mean that you will be a good performer. Just because you’re a good teacher, … 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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My Summer Reading List!

I used part of my summer to catch up on some books that I’ve wanted to check out from the library for a while. If you’re interested in home-schooling, then here’s an overview of a selection of books you might … Continue reading

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Would I Have Been Willing to Go to Jail?

Home-schooling wasn’t always just another educational option for families. In present day America, we have the freedom to home-school our children if we please. Each state has its own requirements or guidelines for home-schoolers; many states, thankfully, keep their hands … Continue reading

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