Homeschooling Life

Little Men and How I Commune with Louisa May Alcott’s Ghost

I am emotional about Louisa May Alcott. When I think of her I become misty. You may know her as the writer of Little Women and Little Men but to me she is the one who gave me permission to call myself a writer. In her preserved home, Orchard House in Concord, Ma, I walked the floors she and her artful, creative family walked. My feet tread the aging floors of a family of intellectual giants. I stared out of…

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Life

Different is Good

Have you ever read a book that made you want to jump out of your seat and shout, “Me too!”? …

Life

Why is he so ODD?

Having a child with ODD  is not unlike carting a dark storm cloud with you everywhere you go.  Imagine if…

Recipes

Irish Oats Pear Crisp

We bought a bag full of pears which have decided to defy the rules and will not soften under any…