The Homeschool Identity Issue

Gender identity, cultural identity, religious identity, personal identity... they are all sub-types of the (one of ) the "big" cultural topics du jour. Your identity supposedly defines who you are as a person. While I don't typically buy into these newfangled pop-culture ideas, I admit that identity is often just as much an issue among [...]

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So Your Child Wants to Learn…

So as you can tell in my previous posts, I feel very strongly about early academics. This belief is not just some random personal opinion, but one that is backed up by several studies. That said, I also believe that all children are individual, and as such, some children will naturally (meaning without Mom or [...]

Delayed Academics (aka Developmentally Appropriate Learning)

Just today this article was shared on a Facebook homeschooling group I'm part of: http://nancyebailey.com/2014/02/02/setting-children-up-to-hate-reading/ I really enjoyed the article. Not because it was the most well-written or scientifically backed up article, but just because of it's message, which essentially was - back off of early academics! Today, when people choose to postpone formal learning [...]