The Great Homeschooling Experiment

P3052055 Lucy wants to be a writer.
Correction - a published author.
So she writes. Every day.

This is one of the beauties of homeschooling. We make time in our schedule for the kids to explore their passions. She is 13 and in 8th grade and knows what she wants and is finding a way to get there.

Frankly, I find her discipline and tenacity a little daunting.

She informed us a few days ago that her plan was to write a novel in 30 days.  She has even recruited Eric to spend an hour each evening writing with her.

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is technically in November, but we decided that this would make a great year-end project for the school year,  so she is doing it in April.

While I can't help but be proud of her, I am not going to be shy about taking a bow here myself.
We've done a good job of pointing her in the right direction and giving her the tools she needs to succeed. She is motivated, self-confident, self-reliant and smart. And that was our plan all along. =D

We believe in homeschooling.
It works.