Category Archives: Homeschooling

Lessons from “kid-writing”

  Big C is into writing these days.  At first she would ask me how to spell certain words.  Then it would be strings of words.  Then it was sentences.  How do you write “thank you for the twirly dresses!”? … Continue reading

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She’s baaaaaa-aaaackk…..

I’ve been trying to ignore it.  My body has grown stiff in the denial.  I’ve become snappish.  Cranky.  Prone to waking up angry.  As in before I’m even fully awake, the anger, not only awake but crackling with intensity. What … Continue reading

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Ode to Waldorf-Part 1

I originally meant to make this one post-my top 10 reasons I love Waldorf Home Education. But it’s getting quite lengthy so it will come in a few portions. . . I want to start with a little caveat. Because … Continue reading

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Love and Warmth

It’s been about 2 and 1/2 years since I began my walk down the Waldorf homeschool path. My children have never been to preschool or regular school. I am it. And I have learned so much! During these early years, from … Continue reading

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Good Girl Loves to Lesson Plan

In a past life (aka before children) I was an elementary school teacher.  I remember teaching 4th grade with my good friend.  She was always so organized.  She made lists and then methodically checked the things of her list (and … Continue reading

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Good Girls Only Vacuum on Thursdays (Part One)

One downside of being a Good Girl is that you are constantly doing things exactly when you DON’T FEEL like it.  Because of course, Good Girls choose what to do based on rules or what some expert said was best, … Continue reading

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