Security Blankets

Warm.  Soft.  Cozy.   This is the time of year when we snuggle under them, wrap ourselves in them, tuck old and worn ones under our favorite shivering pets, cover our legs with them, ready for an invigorating sleigh ride.  And rumor has it, some of us even knit them!   I am not such…

Our Homeschool Family

I homeschool two young men who are as different as night and day.  One loves movies so much, he can rattle off production companies and voice actors and previews of his own making nonstop, in a very convincing  TV announcer voice.  The other programs for fun and plays any instrument he can get his hands…

Our Stems Are Fragile

  Credit print in photo Madelaine LeDew Treat Your Children Like Pumpkins I was sitting at our messy kitchen table, contemplating the beginning of yet another school year. Over the past five years,  my boys had been homechooled together.  This year, my youngest decided to defect.  To public school.  In the eyes of his homeschooling…

Welcome!

Welcome to For Random Learning Comes!   My name is Andrea and I am the mother of four children, ages 15 to 25, two of whom I have homeschooled to one degree or another.  I have about seven years of homeschooling under my belt. Because this used to be the news page of our homeschool…