"It suddenly struck me that maybe my problem is that I have too many ideas. Maybe I need to trim away some of them, even some of the really good ones, to find the ones that will help our kids bear fruit."
Rachel shares her thoughts on various curricula she has used.
Rachel shares strategies for teaching middle and high school aged kids to write creatively, even if you are not a writer yourself.
"It’s totally possible to teach your kids creative writing without being a writer yourself."
Rachel makes teaching poetry concrete and accessible, even to the non-writer.
"I thrive on orderly routines, but homeschooling with a baby/toddler around taught me how to be more flexible, which I’ve tried to hang onto."
"I’ve known for as long as I can remember that I wanted to homeschool my own kids some day."