Turns out, I have also accumulated a few trinkets of homeschool wisdom along the way…#13 Just go to the movies. CPS is not camped out behind the neighbors begonias. If public schools can take all day field trips to six flags and call it educational, you can go see the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid and call it journalism.
“You cannot measure speed with a thermometer. And you cannot measure the quality of a uniquely designed plan of individualized education using a checklist for manufactured drones.
However, we are capable of evaluating ourselves.”…
Of course girls love tea parties! But have you ever been to the boys’ table? Some of the many benefits of inviting the man cubs to the lace covered table go largely unnoticed, and are as follows…
We survived our first semester without any noticeable spiritual judgment or confrontation. I was worried we’d be “Christian-timidated,” which is a word that I just made up and here means– made to feel less than biblically adequate to hang with the click. Of course, we proclaim we are Christians in this house, but we are not up on the lingo. Does that make sense?
” …And then I do the lowest thing we homeschool moms know to do when backed into a corner feeling all hope is lost…I tell them I am taking them back to public school in the fall.”
Did you know you always wanted to homeschool? Or did you wake up one day and discover you were teaching fractions in your nightgown and enjoying it?