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Screen Time is Not Evil

Today I read a post highlighting ways to entertain children without a screen while traveling. I get it. Parents want to find activities to engage their children. Travel is a tricky place to discuss the value of screen time. My philosophy is whatever keeps you sane while traveling is great. I don’t need any added […]

Homeschool 2014-2015 Year in Review

We are nearing the end of our third year of homeschool at The League of Extraordinary Children. My 8 year old daughter, Annabelle, is finishing up second grade and my 6 year old son, Roman, is finishing up first grade. Each school year gets a little bit easier and this one has definitely been our […]

Using Your Gifts Right Where You Are

I’ve often felt that I needed to use my talents and my brain for projects outside of my role as Mom. I don’t need a lot of mental energy to teach the alphabet, change diapers, and fold laundry. For a few years I led a book club to stimulate some intelligent conversation with other adults. […]

The Obvious Secret to My Reluctant Homeschooler

I’m in my second year of homeschooling my 6 year old girl (1st grade) and 4 year old boy (Kindergarten). I often feel like I am stumbling around in the dark, running my hand along the walls, trying to figure out how to homeschool. My daughter began 1st grade course work this year. I felt […]

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