• ARCH LIFE

    Big Step

    ARCH celebrated the graduation of its kindergarten class this month.  We had the cap and gown, the diploma, the program, some cupcakes and you know, the whole work! As I was working behind the scene for that event, I had the opportunity to observe those little kids.  They were up on stage and being kids.  Those legs were swinging, they were excited and shy, in short what you would expect from children that age. Now, the real fun or more sweet moments were peeking at the parents while the ceremony was going on.  They were proud of those little guys on stage (which is totally normal) but when there was…

  • TEENAGERS

    Monday With Teenagers By Ruth

    How many times have I been asked if my homeschooled teenager has enough socialization?  Pretty much, each time that someone asked me about homeschooling.  The topic is always a bit touchy I would say.  We can talk socialization as much as you want in the homeschool world but honestly, if we stop and think about it, is it because you are surrounded by others in a regular setting, which is school that you will socialize with them?  The feeling of being lonely seems a very common with high school students who don’t fit in any “clicks”. Anyway, this is how it goes in my house on a regular Monday.  We…

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