Lesson in Economics for My 11 Year Old (or, Don’t Hang Up The Clothes you Try On)

A few years ago, I was in a department store with my daughter who was about 8 years old at the time. We were trying on clothes in the changing room. As we finished trying on each item, I laid it neatly on the bench. When we were done with everything, I was gathering my […]

Hey Mainstreamers, Why so Defensive?

As you all know, I homeschool and I don’t vaccinate. These are the decisions I made for my family and while I believe in them wholeheartedly, I definitely know they aren’t for everyone. I like that each one of us has the freedom to make the decisions for our families that we think are best. […]

Remember to Never Obey Adults (Part Two)

In my last post, I talked about how expecting children to always obey adults can cause them to stop thinking for themselves – to stop questioning and to stop being curious and just go along with what they are told. It sets them up for a lifetime of expecting to be led. From my last […]

Don’t Expect to Change Anyone’s Mind with Logic

In the About section of this blog, I mentioned that I didn’t expect to change anyone’s mind about any of the topics discussed in this blog, such as education, vaccination, etc. Changing someone’s mind is rarely possible. Let me explain…..

Amazingly, people are more apt to “go with the flow” when there is more at […]