A selection of not unusual days over the past couple of weeks:
I read this crazy article the other day. It can be summed up like this:
The school system is awful and needs a complete overhaul. Home education can be awesome. Yet it is more important to go to school so people can learn to fit in among the mediocre. Many people flourish best when in someone else’s shadow.
I flourish in sunshine, with space to grow, with fresh air and fresh ideas.
My goal is certainly not to have children who live in the shadows, functioning adequately. Being moderately happy.
My kids are my kids. They’ll be whoever they are.
Yet, how glorious if we all grew tall, faces toward the sun, and when we reached those heights we held out a hand and helped others into the sun, too.