Posts tagged with ‘homeschooling’

  • Polly Castor Handmade Pottery

    Three New Handmade Pottery Pieces

    By on March 11, 2014

    I recently made the large scrafitto popcorn bowl, and the carved vase. Our youngest daughter made the amazing teapot...

  • Art by Polly Castor

    A Question Guide to Discussing Art

    By on March 10, 2014

    I think it is important to talk about art, but many people don’t know where to begin. This question...

  • No Formulas for Homeschooling High School

    No Formulas for Homeschooling High School

    By on March 6, 2014

    High school is a time to tailor offerings even more diligently to the specific needs of our unique pupils...

  • Our Youngest Turns 17

    By on February 13, 2014

    Well, we had a snow day on our youngest daughter’s birthday, so although wishing she could go to robotics...

  • Life with my Teen (& Book Review)

    By on February 10, 2014

    Our youngest daughter is deep in her 11th grade year, when a lot of kids feel an enormous amount...

  • A Visit to Marlboro College

    By on January 31, 2014

    We visited Marlboro College last November, on the same day we visited Smith College. The day after, we visited...

  • New Poem: Back to the New Normal

    By on January 18, 2014

    Back to the New Normal   Open nesting is challenging. The revolving door brings in gusts of cold air...

  • Prisoners of the Sea

    Book Review: Prisoners of the Sea

    By on December 21, 2013

    One of the advantages of our approach toward homeschooling is that we created a culture of reading aloud as...

  • help your kids with math, help your kids with science

    Book Review: Help Your Kids with (Math or Science)

    By on December 12, 2013

    Where were these books when I needed them homeschooling? I absolutely love these and give them an enthusiastic five...

  • At MIT SPLASH Again

    By on November 23, 2013

    We’ve been to this wonderful program for high schoolers for many years now. In fact this is my 12th...

  • Two Cool New Science Books

    By on November 19, 2013

    Our teenaged homeschooled daughter is very enthused by these two new books. Originally seeing both in a great local...

  • I Picked Our Daughter Up from Her Summer Program

    By on August 12, 2013

    When I picked our younger daughter up from her Summer Field Institute Program at the College of the Atlantic,...