All posts filed under: Child’s Play

Homeschool Math Quandry

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Child's Play / General Musings / Getting Schooled

We are currently homeschooling our two youngest kiddos, Rowan and Robbie, who are 6 and 4. We mostly unschool at this point, honestly because between our jobs and working on the house, that’s what we can handle. And so far, it seems to be working. Yet there are skills I want to spend more time with, especially with Rowan, and math is one of them. As I mentioned in a previous post, he’s interested in […]

Why We’re Not Like Everyone Else, Part 1: Family Values

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Bad Habits / Child's Play / Eco-Suave / Family Ties / General Musings / Holidays/Holy-days / Living in Koinonia / Parenting Skills and Spills / Simple Living

It can be tough not being like everyone else when you’re a kid. Some kids seem to easily embrace their difference, but most want to just blend in. I remember as a kid not having the brand name clothes that everyone was wearing–Keds shoes, Champion sweatshirts, etc. Money, or lack thereof, was the reason for that. We bought everything we could generic, and at the discount stores. We also didn’t have cable until I was […]