The first day of school is around the corner. I find myself torn on whether I am proud of my children's accomplishments and growth or dreading my inevitable day of tears and sobbing. Knowing myself, this day will be...
Kids are headed back to school in a few short weeks, but it is already shaping up to be a year like none other. Whether your children will be schooling virtually or going the homeschool route, one thing remains:...
As many of us embark on learning how to be antiracist, we’re gathering books, documentaries, and podcasts. It’s a great start. In my view, one thing that is important to consider when buying books and documentaries is that what...
First off, a homeschool id is not a requirement, is not something everyone makes for themselves, and does not make you any less 'official' as a home educator.  I choose to make myself a homeschool ID because there are countless...
For many of us the last day of school has gone by or is coming up. I find myself feeling all the feelings - torn as I am proud of my little ones' many accomplishments, but saddened to see...
The rain was dripping down the windows and everyone’s moods matched the gray and dreary weather outside. We all woke up on the wrong side of the bed that day, the umpteenth crisis-schooling day, and seemed unable to shake...
Yes, suck it up. Which means that I am also putting out this warning! This post will not placate your feelings about being cooped up with your family. Just like we give our children tough love, I am here as...
I’ve always felt appreciative of those who contribute to my children’s well being, education and needs.  Needless to say, COVID-19 has given me a whole new perspective on life and learning, and it's safe to say myself along with...
The end of the 2020 school year is going to look quite a bit different from previous years, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't be able to create a few memories all the same! We know that graduating from Preschool...