The first rule of Facebook these days is to get off Facebook, because it’s not going to make you feel better about much of anything. However, I often find it hard to take my own advice. Because sometimes you find something you didn’t know you needed to read. In my case, this was a post from an overwhelmed mom who was looking for inspiration to get through the days ahead. And … [Read more...] about Pandemic has become time of push-through parenting
Many years ago, I wrote an article for this paper about home-schooling. I came away with a deep sense of awe about what these teacher-parents had decided to take on and what they managed to accomplish with their kids. I also experienced clarity that this would not be my path. I didn’t have the aptitude or desire. Thank goodness, I thought, that will never, ever be me. Flash … [Read more...] about What’s the right word for home learning?