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August 17, 2007



love it. especially the last bit about why you keep rowan home. wonderfully inspired.


You're an amazing woman.

Angela, Mother Crone

This is so important, and so true. I found that for the most part, my kids thrived on being together. They did both want a little something of their own around five, so we did sports at the YMCA. It was delightful to hear them share reports, even though we all sat and watched. Even then, we saw the difference in the love my kids had for each other because they were together, not broken apart into artifical environments all day long.


I am a former public school teacher. I had an epiphany moment once when I realized I would not send my child to school. I looked at all the kindergarteners in line at my school waiting to use the restroom. Deep down I felt they really would do much better at home with their Mommies.



The relationship between siblings isn't valued enough in our country. This is one of the best parts of homeschooling to me--seeing how much my kids love one another and learn from one another. I hope that the closeness and trust they share now will last their entire lives. This post is so beautifully written--your love for your children flows.

Marie Hosdil

Amen, Amen and Amen. We have a 6yo and a 2yo, and it would be great to have another just to see more of the dynamic as you describe.


Wow, that was an amazing post! And all of it so true.

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