Posts tagged with ‘parenting’


    Our Last SPLASH!

    By on November 23, 2014

    I have brought our kids to this weekend of classes at MIT the weekend before Thanksgiving for thirteen consecutive...

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    Teaching Vocabulary in our Homeschool

    By on October 7, 2014

    Having answered questions on a homeschooling chat-list recently about teaching vocabulary, I thought I’d include my thoughts on the...

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    Picture Books by Holling Clancy Holling

    By on September 27, 2014

    Every child should have the opportunity to read this series of books in an unhurried way with an adult....

  • historical fiction for kids

    Historical Fiction for Kids about the 20th Century

    By on September 3, 2014

    I recommend these 20th century historical fiction titles for homeschooling kids or for any young reader (or would-be reader)...

  • Non-fiction books for kids

    Non-Fiction Books about the 20th Century for Kids

    By on September 2, 2014

    These books about the 20th century I recommend for any homeschooling family or any curious, precocious kid on your...

  • homeschooling high school

    New Poem: The First Day of My Last Year Homeschooling

    By on August 25, 2014

    This year I am riveted to taking in and treasuring the beauty of its lingering presence with thankfulness and...

  • hiking with kids

    A Hike with Homeschooling Kids

    By on August 22, 2014

    It was a delight yesterday to share one of my favorite hikes with the two kids of a homeschooling...

  • Our Daughter’s Sacramento Apartment

    By on August 6, 2014

    After an intense several days our daughter’s apartment is starting to come together nicely.

  • painting kitchen drawers

    Kitchen Drawers Before and After

    By on August 5, 2014

    The results are rather good, and I was pleased to see such an improvement. See the “after photos” of...

  • Pac Mail review, boxes on Craig's list

    Bulky Freight & Other Internet Solutions

    By on August 4, 2014

    The UBox that we unloaded last Friday did not fit everything, so our daughter was faced with the dilemma...

  • Assembling IKEA furniture

    Assembling IKEA Furniture

    By on August 2, 2014

    Above are the carts at IKEA! Last night after moving in, we bought five bookcases with extra shelves...

  • Unloading Ubox

    Unloading the UBox

    By on August 1, 2014

    Our oldest daughter and I are back in Sacramento to move her into her apartment today. I woke up...