One of my many hats is as an admin for a large Pagan parenting forum. And over the years, it's seemed to me that subjects come up several times in a short time, and then come back around a year or two later. Problems with public schools and religion are one of those subjects. As… Continue reading Public Schools and Pagan Kids
For the 3rd time in a month, I found my hands in a mix of flour and water. This time, it's nixtamalized corn meal (corn is treated with lye to make it store better, and to prevent pellagra) for making corn tortillas. And before that it was fry bread (Native American bread, made from… Continue reading Grounded
How in the world has it been 8 months since my last post? My goal this year was weekly...but it's been that kind of year. We've started new therapies with the kids, and had some new health things crop up with them. I've had some more intense things come up at work that have required… Continue reading Fall already?
We are now 2-time SpiralScouts drop-outs. Kids like mine don't take well to sitting down to do anything. Working with them in a group would require re-structuring the entire group (it can be done - I know of Circles who manage multiple kids with multiple special needs, because they structure their entire meeting cadence around… Continue reading It seems there is no place for us
I've been thinking about this a lot lately. Part of the difference than Pagan religions and Abrahamic religions is that the Abrahamic folks (Jewish, Christian, Muslim) base their faith on words in a book. To follow their faith, they have to read it and learn what it says. Reading sounds a lot like school, don't… Continue reading Maybe We Don’t Need MoonDay School