Relationship First, Schedule Second

Doing all of the things on your AO checklist is admirable, but if you and your child can't stand each other at the end of the day/week/month/year, then was it really worth it?

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What Inspires Me to Scholé

My life is busy, and I'm told it's only going to get busier as my kids get older. I keep thinking I'm going to catch a break when my kids get more independent, but the trend has gone that the older they get the more they need from me. No amount of potty training, independent reading, … Continue reading What Inspires Me to Scholé

Teaching Whom? What Home Education is Doing for the Teachers

When I began officially homeschooling our oldest child five years ago (I say "officially" because I firmly believe every child is taught at home, intentionally or not), I really thought I was doing it for him. I was making this conscious choice to devote my time and attention to his education. I saw the benefits of … Continue reading Teaching Whom? What Home Education is Doing for the Teachers