An Introduction to the Creative Right-Brained Learner

“She’s smart, but lazy.” “He’s living below his potential.” These are some of the comments a parent of a right-brained learner may hear about their child in regard to their learning process. This creative learner is often later in developing … Continue reading


Is Formal Math Necessary?

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This is the third of a three-part series about the natural early math learning process for my builder son. Part One shares his Early Math Play Skills and Part Two shares his Early Math Activities. I wrote a comment at … Continue reading


Handwriting Challenges

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I would think that most children transition into using a writing implement seamlessly. But what about those who don’t? What’s going on? I know a large percentage of those on the autism spectrum will struggle with handwriting. Boys and handwriting … Continue reading


Why is My Child a Resistant Learner?

“I have a resistant learner.”  I hear this type of description often from new members regarding their children on my Homeschooling Creatively group, a yahoo list created in 2006 to support homeschooling parents of right-brained, creative learners.  (I now have a … Continue reading


My Early Answer to the Socialization Question

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My oldest artist son seemed bored and I was newly nauseous with morning sickness with my fourth child, so we decided that he should try a well-lauded area child development center preschool associated with the local university for a half … Continue reading