On Children and Mental Illness: Let's Have These Conversations

In the wake of the unimaginable shootings at Sandy Hook, I’ve read countless pieces about mental illness this past week. About our children. About the parenting decisions we make when a child shows signs of a mental illness. About what our society needs to do for people who struggle. ...more
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A Rookie Home Schooler Mistake

Like anyone starting anything new, rookie homeschoolers make a few mistakes in the beginning. Backwoods Mom admits her mistake and it sounds like one that many might make when they're starting out. For our homeschoolers, what was your rookie mistake? ...more
I made the same exact mistake at the beginning of our homeschooling adventure.  I went and ... more