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Why I Don’t Take Every Freebie Anymore

Who doesn’t love a freebie? I used to happily download every freebie I could, but you know what? I wound up with a computer full of stuff I never used. This makes me feel bad, because I feel like I wasted that individual’s time and internet bandwidth. After all – it is not really “free,” […]

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Learning Tangent UnScripted – Music, Learning, and the Brain

Amy and I have talked about this for a while, here it is – the first installment of the Learning Tangent Unscripted podcast. During our 38 minutes, we talked about a range of things, and like many of our conversations, it meandered all over the place! Rather than make you listen to it in its […]

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Moving, Homeschooling, and More

One of the things for which we’re grateful, is that we homeschool. The boys do not have to adjust to an entirely new school, with hundreds of new faces. We’ve begun to get back to our school routine, as much as possible, as we discovered that some of our school books were unintentionally sent with movers.

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Open Letter to Mick Mulvaney on Merging the Dept. of Labor with Dept. of Education

Scroll to around minute 17 in the video to see Mr. Mulvaney’s report: https://www.c-span.org/video/?447406-1/president-trump-meets-cabinet-lady-visits-texas-detention-centerĀ  Share if you see fit, and I would love a lively (but respectful) discussion in the comments. Mr. Mulvaney, You made several good points during the cabinet meeting on June 21st. I agree with you, when you say that government is […]

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Nobody Said Homeschooling Was This Hard

Those days where you can’t seem to do anything right, when everything you try, and everything you say just seems to anger your teens or soon-to-be teens makes you question yourself. Doubts creep up (or sometimes pounce) on you, and you wonder why no one ever told you that homeschooling would be this hard.