Pass the Bean Dip?

Over the years, moms have shared ways to cleverly remove themselves from awkward situations. One of these methods is frequently referred to as, “Pass the Bean Dip.” The saying was circulated a lot on message boards from the late 1990's and early 2000's. Some attribute the saying to someone named Joanne at The Well-Trained Mind … Continue reading Pass the Bean Dip?

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Swim with the Tide

As I prep for the Texas Unschoolers' conference this weekend, I find myself reading a lot more Facebook posts. Parents write desperately about wanting their kids to learn more, show more initiative, stop playing computer games.  They have this image of what they think learning looks like - and their children are not fitting that … Continue reading Swim with the Tide

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100 Happy Days – Day 5

Today the cold front blew through and that really makes me happy. Not necessarily the cold, but the fog. I watched the birds go from bird feeder to bird feeder through the mist all morning. Loved it.   #100HappyDays