Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to the next. - GKChesterton

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How to Teach Your Platypus

“My boy’s a platypus!” she gushed enthusiastically.
“He’s a what?” I was certain I must have misunderstood her.
“He’s a right-brained, quasi-lateral, confrontational platypus!”
“Oh,” was all I could muster. I was really hoping my cynicism wasn’t showing. “Well that is great.”

Often the Unplanned Is the Most Memorable

A recent weekend I shared with my five sons was meticulously planned. Well, let me qualify that. It was about as planned as it could be by my standards.

Burned Out? There is Hope!

What happens when a creative, enthusiastic, home educator suddenly finds that the wonderful activities, projects and learning well has suddenly run dry? What happens when lunch and shopping dates with “the girls” have more appeal than history dates? It’s called burnout, the one small glitch in this otherwise wonderful endeavor called homeschool.

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