I was contacted by a friend’s cousin the other day. She had just pulled her 8th grader out of school. She was being bullied and was basically miserable at school. She’d begged her mom to pull her out since school started this year.
Homeschooling wasn’t even on my radar when I became a mother. Soon after becoming a mom I divorced. Two years after that I remarried and inherited 2 stepkids, and then I was just trying to keep my head above water with two toddlers who were 6 months apart, and a precocious 5 year old. I […]
It’s the middle of summer. Your 5-year-old is happily blowing bubbles on the patio, oblivious to the inner dialogue her mother is having with herself. Should I send her to Kindergarten? I don’t know. Is she even ready? And what does ready mean anyway? Maybe I should homeschool her. But homeschooling seems kind of… weird. What would my […]
I remember being a new mom to the homeschool scene, and how confusing and overwhelming this new world seemed to be. I remember being gullible, believing that homeschool veterans had all the answers because they knew everything about teaching kids. They knew ev-er-y-thing and I knew NOTHING. Sound familiar? I’ll let you in on a […]