The Thinking Mother
Friday, August 28, 2015
Parent vs. Teacher vs. Administration
Last year when my younger son entered private high school I had my first experience with grappling with what is the truth and what is realit...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
How Teens Spend Their Time
When my older son finished his Eagle project he went back to work. He was first hired at age 16 at my husband's firm to do a temporary p...
Monday, August 24, 2015
Been Focusing On My Health
I continue to have various problems relating to inflammation in the body. Since December it has gotten worse. I now have full blown Irritabl...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Eagle Project Done
My older son completed his Eagle project about ten days before he turned eighteen (the deadline). Then there was the rush to complete the pa...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Executive Functoning Delays Teen Stages of Development
You may have heard that kids with executive functioning disorders such as ADHD (ADD) are immature. I did not realize until a professional ex...
Sorry About the Broken Amazon Links
Amazon made a programming change that makes, I believe, all my old links to books or products no longer functional. It will be a huge undert...
Saturday, August 01, 2015
More Thoughts on Grades
Yesterday's post was dashed off quickly and ended due to keyboard problems (hence typos). More on grades: Good grades: This may or...
Friday, July 31, 2015
My Kids Still Don't Value Grades At School
In our alternative education homeschool I did not test or grade my kids. We focused on learning and doing and experiencing and discussing. ...
Whole Family Busy With Eagle Project
Twelve weeks before our son was to turn 18 (the deadline) he got approal for an Eagle project. This was after two rejections last summer and...
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