The conversation on this blog is what keeps me going as a homeschooling parent. It’s my nature to do tons of research for anything I’m doing in my life, but it’s also my nature to want to talk things through. And it’s hard to find people to talk to about homeschooling. Read more

It’s always tricky to pick the most popular posts of the year because ranking is based on sort-of-arbitrary metrics, and I mess around with the metrics when I don’t like the outcome, and the whole thing starts to smell like school testing.  Read more

Thank you so much for great year! My resolution for next year is to be able to write on this blog about how I get better at taking care of myself while I am homeschooling. And running a startup. This coming year I want to tell you about weight loss. And marital bliss. And no more yelling at my kids. Read more

Thank you so much for a great year. Before you get to the list of the best posts, I want to say thank you.

This photo summarizes homeschooling for me so far: the feeling of being smothered by my kids, and at the same time being surprised by how happy I am with it. The community on this blog has been invaluable in helping me to handle both feelings at the same time. Read more