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Why colonization matters – homeschooling for people of colour. The struggle for freedom.

How to Parent When You Are Sad

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The particulars of my story Truth. Today I woke up with the desire to do nothing…. There was no conceivable reason for it. We celebrated a great Solstice [our first] yesterday. It did feel very biochemical, my sadness. I also had no desire to try and shake it. One of my promises to myself yesterday …

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Homeschooling | LANTERN FESTIVAL

The Lantern Song The sunlight fast is dwindling, My little lamp needs kindling, Its beam shines light in darkest night, Dear lantern guide me with your light. November is the beginning of festival season in Waldorf traditions. Actually that is not true, there are always festivals. St. Micheal starts the year off in late September. …

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October Homeschool Reflections

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October was our first full month of forest school. [Two days a week my little attends a forest school program for homeschoolers]. Homeschool October| Reflection: Homeschool Is For Us! It was glorious. My little marches into the forest, pack on, bounding out of the car. As I write this, he shouts “I love forest school” …

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Thanksgiving

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This post is not really about Thanksgiving. At least I don’t think it is. It is about resolve, and feeling more comfortable with homeschooling. Today we had the most awesome day, or I should say, I had the most awesome day. We went to a forest with a Dam [which I have never been to], …

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