Category Archives: Challenges

Who is the Real Bully Here?

Who is the Real Bully Here?

We were on the beach the other day when I looked over to where the kids were and noticed that they had become heavily involved in a game of flag football with a group of children I’d never before seen. Lovely, I thought. Later, I learned that, indeed, it had not been such a lovelyContinue Reading

On the “F”-Word: “Feedback”

On the “F”-Word: “Feedback”

My biggest mistake in homeschooling was reading and believing various books that suggest a parent should never evaluate a child’s work.  It disrupts, even crushes, the creative spirit, they say.  Instead, a parent does better to affirm some aspect of the work in a neutral manner: “You used four different colors in this picture” insteadContinue Reading

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