Category Archives: homeschool

So, I got this idea from a post I saw on pinterest about making a spiderweb puzzle to walk and challenge your kids, and as a plus I knew it would help sensory issues, like sensory processing disorder and sensory integration disorder.  For any kid it was perfect for our gloomy and damp midwest fall.  […]

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Nope.  He’s not knitting, he’s not reading either.  I started to think about these things on my drive home from dog training class tonight.  The conversation was sparked when I mentioned Isaiah didn’t read, he’s 7.  I explained that we were following the Waldorf ideals in our homeschooling and someone else piped in, “well is […]

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I thought I was relaxing.  I deserve to relax, and it was nice.  For the past week, I have been watching my beautiful niece Josie, as well as attempting to home school Isaiah in his 4th week of first grade.  It was tough in the beginning.  OK, more like grueling.  But It was OK and […]

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Does anyone else have pockets (or purses) filled with acorns, rocks and leaves?  Mine are.  The leaves don’t usually make it.  It’s often a day or two before I discover them and move them to their new home, the nature table. As I emptied my pockets today, I had a moment.  Being true to what […]

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  Posted on April 19, 2009 by Carrie on The Parenting Passageway  This post meant so much to me!  During a time where I am not completely sure whether it’s me, my son, or nature, it sure helps to hear it from someone who’s been through it and has a background in development! The seven-year-old […]

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I feel like Isaiah is a social experiment.  Well, I don’t just feel like it.  It is almost intentional.   The fact is, I completely shelter him from outside influences.  There is no pop culture in his life.  No TV, no movies (post 1970), no pop music (post 1990), no video games.  We are living in […]

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