Monthly Archives: June 2010

privacy

My mother just asked for the link to this blog, something that I haven’t shared with anyone, even SA’s headmaster.  While the headmaster and I discuss and make decisions together, he’s not really into blogs.  Go figure.  Apparently, it’s a … Continue reading

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a handicraft

When I first started reading about Charlotte Mason, I was drawn to many of her philosophies about what is developmentally appropriate for children.  I thought, “Here’s a woman who cared more about the child becoming a good adult, than a … Continue reading

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oh, what do you do in the summertime?

Oh, what do you do in the summertime, when all the world is green? Do you fish in a stream, or lazily dream on the banks as the clouds go by? Is that what you do? So do I! Oh, … Continue reading

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the last day

  Today was Sunshine’s last day of school.  It’s been a day we’ve been looking forward to for so long.  Do you know how hard it’s been not to withdraw her after we decided to keep her home next year?  … Continue reading

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the why: part 2

Sunshine has enjoyed two years at our local public elementary school.  She has been cossetted and loved by wonderful teachers.  The staff at the school know her by name and look out after her.  The administration has been kind and generous to … Continue reading

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the why: part 1

We began, though, to wonder fairly early whether we truly grieved for Will, or whether our parental egos grieved our inability to live and achieve through our child. The longer we have been parents, the more we have learned to … Continue reading

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