Cloud Dough

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Here’s the full instructions and lots of photos for “cloud dough” also known as “moon dough” at Happy Hooligans. Fluffy, squishy fun!

Skipping Grades K Through 12

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I just read a very insightful interview with “unschooler”, Kate Fridkis by Peter Gray in Psychology Today.  Since the point of unschooling is freedom from other people’s expectations and rules, its difficult to figure out exactly what is going on … Continued

Why America’s Children Can’t Think

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I just finished the book, Why America’s Children Can’t Think by Peter Kline. It was a fairly random selection at the library while John was rolling around on the story-time carpet, and I was peeking through the shelves trying not … Continued


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When I started this blog I saw myself journaling all my wise and witty observations as I go through the process of figuring out how to homeschool my boys, now preschoolers. But writing more articles is not for me. I’m … Continued


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The small man Builds cages for everyone He Knows. While the sage, Who has to duck his head When the moon is low, Keeps dropping keys all night long For the Beautiful Rowdy Prisoners. –Hafiz

DIY Education

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This is a good story from Newsweek about the trend toward home education in urban areas: Why Urban, Educated Parents Are Turning to DIY Education The article does a great job of explaining the secular movement toward home school: This … Continued

Homeschool to Harvard

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This story warms both the libertarian and homeschooling parts of my heart. Libertarian chairman and presidential nominee talks about education in the US, and how the decision to homeschool his own children is paying off in a big way. Here … Continued

Why I’ve Decided to Home School

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I have two preschool boys and I have decided to educate them at home. Even though I’ve been around home schooling families for nearly 20 years now, this wasn’t an easy decision. I’m not anti-school. I personally know and trust … Continued

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