April 2013

become a writing mentor to your child, part 5: grammar, by ear

April 23, 2013
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A few years ago I sat in a coffee shop, preparing for a homeschool conference workshop I’d be giving at the hotel next door, on writing with kids. There was a family a few tables over. They wore conference name tags so I knew they were homeschoolers. The two parents chatted while their son did a […]

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become a writing mentor to your child, part 4: that niggling thing called spelling

April 2, 2013
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“So, what did I do with my kids? Well, I unschooled them. But like a lot of wives out there, my husband wasn’t always as supportive of unschooling. He has trust issues (and after all the years he spent in school, no wonder he did). So, every once in awhile he would have me do […]

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