Child Advocacy Summit at Harvard

My social networks have been buzzing with some recent news about a Child Advocacy Summit at Harvard. It’s a “crisis” that affects our homeschool rights. I have some thoughts about […]

California Legislation Affects Us Too

I’ve been mildly obsessed with the legislation that has come since the Turpin story broke in January. It’s so similar to what happened here in South Carolina in 2013–when this […]

That’s NOT Homeschooling–It’s Abuse

“How could something like this happen?” I wondered. The news anchor narrated a horrible scenario of abuse. Malnourished children living in filth and chained to their beds. Video footage reinforced […]

Shining the Spotlight on 3rd Option

Today, I’m shining the spotlight on 3rd Option Accountability. Who ever heard of 3rd Option? And what do 3rd Option directors do anyway? Well, we’re here–and actually the majority of homeschoolers […]

20 Random Facts about Me

Hi! I’m the old gal behind the blog. I thought it would be nice to share a bit more details about me–that you might not know already. Here’s 20 random facts […]

Stop Interrupting Kids

Yesterday I googled the phrase “stop interrupting kids“.  The results were ALL about how to get children to stop interrupting. Then I searched specifically for “how to get adults to stop interrupting kids.” […]

Conversation Resources

Good conversation takes practice. Some of us were raised with the method that “children are to be seen and not heard”. Some may be natural talkers prone toward dominating conversations. […]

Abuse Awareness Month

April is abuse awareness month. Join us in focusing on preventing abuse before it escalates by promoting Pinwheels for Prevention. “I think there’s going to be an epidemic of abuse […]