British Journalist: Homeschoolers are “Insidious,” “Helicopter Parents”

Journalist Janet Street-Porter’s recent op-ed denouncing the British homeschooling movement pretty much missed the point. Still, we have to agree that when it comes to deciding how to educate children, the most important thing to ask is “who knows best?” Indeed, this is the question that legislators and social commentators in the United Kingdom are […]

Living and Learning in Peru

Well, the big adventure is underway, and we’re reporting live from northern Peru, where our family will be living for the foreseeable future. So far we’ve survived an earthquake in neighboring Ecuador, mal agua, unseasonable heat, unprecedented precipitation (flooding both inside and outside the house), and severe sunburn, and we’re still here to talk about […]

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