There Is No “Behind”!

This something that is imperative to wrap our minds around as parents. Homeschoolers are never “behind”. Your children are right where they need to be. We don’t need to compare our kids with others their age. As long as you and your children are happy we are all learning! The goal of education is learning new things, opening our minds to the world around us, not checking off boxes and staying at the level of our peers. We aren’t all on the same path and our education should match our life’s mission. Childhood is for figuring our what that mission is!

Read this and be inspired to change that paradigm! Dear Homeschool Mom Who Worries About Her Child Being Behind

Oxford English Dictionary

On February 1, 1884 the Oxford English Dictionary made it’s debut!

Check out this site for an interesting overview.

Have you ever been to their website? There are loads over interesting games to play and articles to read. It’s not like a regular dictionary that only gives you the current meaning of the word. It gives you the background of the word, where it came from, and when it was used too! Your local library may have a subscription to the whole site. If they don’t, tell them they should.

Oxford English Dictionary Website