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…

Cookie Exchange! 2015

It’s time again for my kinda-annual cookie exchange. Last year we skipped it, with Ron having a heart attack two weeks before Christmas. But not this year! ๐Ÿ™‚ For those that are new to this cookie exchange idea… You make a whole lot of one kind of cookies…8 dozen total. It’s not that hard really,…

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, โ€œPass the Bean Dip.โ€ 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…

My Homeschooled Teens Book!!

I’m getting excited! After 3 years (plus some) I’m finally at a place where I can show my chapters to someone and we can build the book! The writing is complete. Whew! I surveyed 75 teens and young adults from the ages of 15-39, asking them to answer questions about their lives as homeschooled teens.…