Monthly Archives: November 2012

Originally posted on Nourishing Genius:
Every child is born with a spark of genius in them (or divinity, potential greatness, or whatever term you prefer), which has the potential to become the thing they are better at than anyone else…

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Homeschooling in Dubai, the Early Days – Month 9 of Learning at Home

Thank goodness for Percy Jackson books on CD! In the guise of trying to homeschool whilst driving hours a day shopping for new-home furniture, I bought a few books/stories on CD. One of them was ‘The Lightening Thief’. I had … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in Dubai Update – Month 8 of Learning at Home

I got an email from a friend today who said that it looked like I was living in a ‘Blade Runner’ world. In 1982, the world in that great movie looked extremely futuristic and very overwhelming. I thought this was … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in Dubai Update – Month 8 of Learning at Home

So, an update…It’s been two and a half weeks since we landed in Dubai. I was in denial and then full of sadness about leaving Bahrain. I was terribly worried about finding an equivalent home. The intensity of some of … Continue reading

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Originally posted on estuary life:
  last night at capoeira a friend asked me this question. i am starting to recognize it as the most frequent question i am asked whenever i run into a friend. i usually say something…

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Homeschooling in Dubai

I haven’t abandoned this blog. Not at all. I write posts in my head all the time. I just don’t get to write them down since we’ve moved to Dubai.  I am always thinking about homeschooling, about education, about parenting. … Continue reading

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