27 Weeks – 6 Weeks After pPROM

27 Weeks Pregnant - pPROM

I apologize for the cheesy bathroom selfie with the faucet growing out of my hips. It's the best I can do. This marks my first week of hospital bedrest. And my 6th week of being pregnant after preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM). This is pretty remarkable, as 75% of women go into labor … [Continue reading]

Learning and personality: homeschooling your fun-loving child

This is a post in a series of 31 Days of Minimalist Homeschooling. See the intro post with all the topics here.  I don't talk so much about learning styles anymore. The topic is controversial. Some believe that learning styles don't really exist, and that most people utilize all the "types". … [Continue reading]

Don’t sweat college

This is a post in a series of 31 Days of Minimalist Homeschooling. See the intro post with all the topics here.  Google auto-complete can tell … [Continue reading]

Minimalist method of teaching kids to read

This is a post in a series of 31 Days of Minimalist Homeschooling. See the intro post with all the topics here.  Personally, I feel that we … [Continue reading]

Twitterature: Preemie Edition

As you can imagine, most of my reading this past month has revolved around premature babies. Half Baked: The Story of My Nerves, My Newborn, and … [Continue reading]

Homeschooling is wearing you down

This is a post in a series of 31 Days of Minimalist Homeschooling. See the intro post with all the topics here.  I apologize for my lack of … [Continue reading]

26 Weeks: Gestational Incarceration

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Yesterday I turned myself in. Gestational incarceration, known also as Hospital Bed Rest, has begun. So far I am unimpressed with this place. (I'm … [Continue reading]

Homeschooling through a crisis

This is a post in a series of 31 Days of Minimalist Homeschooling. See the intro post with all the topics here.  I read an excellent post the other … [Continue reading]

How to teach subjects you don’t know or enjoy

This is a post in a series of 31 Days of Minimalist Homeschooling. See the intro post with all the topics here.  I admit it. I'm not smarter than a … [Continue reading]

Bedschooling

This is a post in a series of 31 Days of Minimalist Homeschooling. See the intro post with all the topics here.  Schoolteachers call in a … [Continue reading]