My favorite “teacher” was the librarian

"The pursuit of knowledge was freedom to me, the right to declare your own curiosities and follow them. I was made for the library, not the classroom. The classroom was a jail of other people's interests. The library was open, unending, free. Slowly, I was discovering myself." -Ta-Neshi Coates, Between the World and Me


A Non-Kibitz Mother: Self-Directed Learning

"Their view of learning changed from "writing on paper, listening to the teacher and staying in your seat," (a listless activity that was restricted to a certain space) to something they do naturally at a every moment of the day. They approach it like detectives trying to figure out new and intriguing mysteries. My son describes learning now as 'everything, everything I like.'"

Wunder Mum Wednesday No. 3: LΓΌSa (Organics) Mama

"As a homeschooling parent and a business owner it's all about balancing my time and getting creative about when and how I can get work done. I want to focus as best as I can on where I am at the moment, and not be distracted by home while I'm working or by work while I'm at home. That means being flexible about when and how we get things done, which means maybe family time happens mid-week, or work happens early in the morning while the rest of my family is asleep. " -Rachel Wolf

Wunder Mum Wednesday No.2: Little House on The Circle

Hello all! Happy hump day! For today's "Wunder Mum Wednesday" we interviewed Melanie G. Wallace, our country marvel mama who currently has her hands full with her gorgeous tots and home-based career! Hey y'all! I'm as Southern as biscuits and slaw, and an honest to goodness total hot mess! I'm a country girl that married … Continue reading Wunder Mum Wednesday No.2: Little House on The Circle