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MY BLOG MOVED!

Now my blog and my new gorgeous website have merged. Kind of. I may continue to post about family on this blog. But if you’re looking for more writing about learning, unschooling, or my coaching practice, it will be at SuePatterson.com/blog. Also, I’ve been really into making graphics. So I may be sharing them here…

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My Gratitude Challenge

I’ve decided that I need to focus on gratitude. I’ve noticed that I’ve been suggesting that others focus on gratitude more in their lives – and perhaps that’s exactly what I need to do! So, over on my coaching facebook page, I’ve started a little challenge. Wanna join me? Each day, I will post a link…

Bean Dip

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…

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Don’t Do It!

Normally, I don’t write anti-school blogposts. Many wonderful families who love their children use the school system and many more see school as their ticket to the American Dream. That’s fine. I’m usually perfectly okay with people making decisions that differ from mine. But this time of year, I have twinge that doesn’t want to go away.…