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3 Things I've Learned about Myself in 3 Weeks of Homeschooling

I've officially been a homeschooling mom for three weeks. I'm definitely an expert now, which is why I thought I would start posting about my experiences. Just kidding. If you want to follow along with my homeschooling journey, do so at your own risk.But now that I've at least gotten my feet wet and have started to adjust to this new way of life, I have learned a few things about myself.

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Insights from my 4 year old

So my 4 yr old daughter, who I refer to as "Buttons" on my blog, had something very insightful to say the other day:"But mom, Ms Frizzle says to keep asking questions and you'll get answers." In case you don't have kids, and weren't ever a kid yourself, she's referring to the quirky but loveable teacher on the TV show "Magic School Bus." She had just been asking me question after question that I didn't understand, so I finally asked her, "What are you even trying to ask me about?" So even though in context she was being a little smarty-pants, she definitely had a point! Are we allowing our kids to ask questions so they can learn the answers? Their innocent curiosity is such an amazing gift, but are we nurturing it to allow their curiosity and search for knowledge to grow?

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