My Kids Are Getting Old

Last week I attended a meeting of our homeschool co-op, to plan our future space and activities. I almost didn’t go, as I’m not sure whether we’re going back in the fall or not. ElvenTiger turned 15 this winter, and … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: I’m Ready!

Happy March! Not to rush Mother Nature or anything, but I’m more than ready for the Spring Equinox, which happens this month. Or more accurately, for the warmer weather that it will presumably usher in.  It’s been a cold week, … Continue reading

Free Kids Rock

I spend a fair amount of time with kids, mostly kids in the homeschooling and unschooling community. The majority of them have much more freedom in their lives than you and I did at their age, or than most of … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Celebrations of Birth

This week we’ve been celebrating birthdays! We have a lot of August babies in the family and the community. One of our good friends turned 12, and the Maine Wholeschoolers celebrated with a party at his family’s camp on a … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: August Craziness

August is often a very busy month for our family, and this year is no exception. We’re busy with Dryst’s soccer pre-season, birthday party preparations, working, getting ready for our autumn activities (yes, the planning process has begun), making fresh … Continue reading