Category Archives: Passions

The Poisonwood Bible: A Synopsis in Poetry from a Once Reluctant Writer

The Poisonwood Bible: A Synopsis in Poetry from a Once Reluctant Writer

My 14 year old daughter just completed The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver as part of her Language Arts curriculum. As homeschoolers who school through a public charter, we get to choose her literature together in collaboration with her accredited teacher. This is particularly lovely because the child devours books like I devour yarn made from Alpaca (whichContinue Reading

Virtual Cultural Immersion: How to Travel the World Without Leaving Town

Virtual Cultural Immersion: How to Travel the World Without Leaving Town

We started homeschooling with the goal of traveling a lot and immersing ourselves in a variety of cultures. Our kids have the unfortunate timing of being post-bubble babies, though, so finances haven’t allowed us to venture off as far as we’d hoped. Still, we maintain our desire to experience the world in all its beautifulContinue Reading

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