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Searching for the perfect organizing solution – Part 1

I’ll say this right at the start. I think it’s mathematically impossible, because the variables are too numerous. I mean, I’ve broken this down into categories, types, contexts and availabilities… and there’s more. And beyond each of those, there are … Continue reading

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Unschooling, even in school.

My children were unschooled for most of their schooling years. My daughter was unschooled right up until she decided to go to school in 10th grade. She jumped righ into high school, from having no formal curriculum, no history of … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Letters

The other day, my daughter asked my why we need a letter “x”. Or “q” or “c” for that matter. Good questions, especially when she was giving alternate spellings for words that normally have those letters. For instance, xylophone or … Continue reading

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The Fates (a probabalistic model)

What are the fates? What is your fate? The fates are probabilities. Let me put it this way: what if you are going from your living room to your kitchen to get a glass of water. What is the probability … Continue reading

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The Control Illusion

Why I don’t want my daughter to go to a Black Eyed Peas concert. I want to get honest. I admit my tendency to “control.” It’s about fear. I am scared that my innocent, precious little girl will actually grow … Continue reading

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