Val: Mom, how do microwaves work? Do they use fire? Or lava?
Me: No, electricity and radio waves.
Val: What are radio waves?
Me: Well, the frequency-
Val: What does frequency mean?
Me: *scrambling for HowStuffWorks.com*
I have a hunch I'll be homeschooling in some fashion even though she will be going to school. This is exactly how I was hoping it would happen - no stress for either of us, just the fun of exploring and learning and the pleasure of finding things out when and where we feel like it.