Monthly Archives: February 2013

reading vs. television

Television has always been a difficult issue for families.  In our family we avoided broadcast TV and watched only parent-approved DVDs while our son was little.  But those rules began to relax when he started to visit his friends. It felt like TV was a Pandora’s Box; once we let it in, it grew more […]

GO TEAM GO!

GO TEAM GO!  Seize the day!  Life is short!  There’s no time like the present!  Just do it! Traveling and learning are naturally compatible activities; one enhances the other.  Together they create a different state of mind where the world becomes a classroom and all the people in it are teachers.  Homeschooling on the road […]

a perfect museum

Museums are one of the greatest inventions of all time.  For a homeschooling family they are high-quality on-demand interactive curriculum providers.  Think of all you could learn if you just went to museums five days a week! Italy is packed with museums of every size and description.  In Rome we lived across the piazza from the […]