Category Archives: Schooling

Perspective Shift, Paradigm Shift: Our Journey Into Homeschooling

Thank you, science, genetics, and $divinity, for gifting my first-born child with so many amazing traits. She is forgiving, grateful, team-oriented, creative, fair. She is filled with hope, love and kindness. And thank you, also, for making her “abnormal.” Truly. … Continue reading

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Yesterday, my 9-year-old took the math portion of the MCAS test. We are supposed to help her prepare for this test. And I know I should be more of a proponent of this standardized testing system. But I’m not (and … Continue reading

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Kelsey School Report 1

Kelsey is reading everything in sight. She curled up the other night on the couch with The Cat in the Hat, and read the entire book by herself. Today, a snow day, she has gone through all her school reading … Continue reading

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Another good night’s sleep

I noticed something the last week or so, something that snuck up on me. I’m sleeping at night. I think my sleeping issues began a few weeks after Kelsey started school at the public school, when I started feeling unsure … Continue reading

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A new school for K

How do you know when the school you’re sending your child to isn’t a good place for her? When she asks you if she can go to another school. When the school and/or teacher has acted in such a way … Continue reading

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