Blog Posts - Peer Pressure

Urban Homeschooling: A time for activism?

In light of some of the very recent developments regarding Buffalo Public Schools, I have been spending a lot of time thinking about the recent posts at City Kids Homeschooling regarding Keri McDonald's interview with Huffington Post.  Keri McDo...
by Homeschooling In Buffalo on Mar 13, 2012

Learning Spanish in Homeschool

While I seemed to excel in other subjects throughout my schooling, learning languages was difficult.  I learned a small amount of French in elementary school, Latin in high school, and Spanish in college.  Little of any of it stuck in those...
by Homeschooling In Buffalo on Feb 25, 2012

The Homework Lie, Modern Child Labor

At first, I wasn't going to read this book because we homeschool and don't deal with traditional homework: However, since most of my childhood and teenage years were consumed by homework to the point that college was more of a break, I was drawn...
by Homeschooling In Buffalo on Feb 21, 2012

Homeschooling: Why Not?

Another great post at:City Kids HomeschoolingRead it and my comment!
by Homeschooling In Buffalo on Feb 15, 2012

Skipping the Mall

I haven't been too big on malls generally because I hate shopping and the setting is pretty artificial compared to shopping in a thriving urban setting.  There have been times in my life though that I have gone to malls more often.  One tim...
by Homeschooling In Buffalo on Feb 13, 2012

Lessons From the Playground

Back in the early seventies, I was another dumb kid just trying to fit in when I learned a powerful lesson on how to treat people. As a reward for all of our hard work, the school took us on a field trip to one of the best playgrounds in the world–...
by Catch My Words on Feb 9, 2012

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