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Posted on Jun 14, 2017 | 1 comment

Out with the Old, In with the Older; Back to Homeschool

Out with the Old, In with the Older; Back to Homeschool

I had The Talk with my significant other. Our relationship is not quite right even though we get along and we love each other’s families. Today we made it official. We are breaking up. Tomorrow, we exchange our CDs. That last sentence will give you an idea of how long it’s been since I actually broke up with someone. What do the kids do nowadays – change their iTunes passwords? You see, I didn’t break up with a person today, but a school. My kids’ school. A dear, good school, with whom my family and I share thousands of treasured memories. We will genuinely miss one another. But staying together at this point would be like staying in a relationship that doesn’t fit anymore. If it ever did. We are returning to our homeschool. We know it’s the right thing to do but we are torn. Nothing is ever 100% right. There are very, very special things about this school and it’s people. We will miss them. We may...

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Posted on Sep 2, 2014 | 1 comment

Six Surprising Things I Learned on My Child’s First Day of Kindergarten

Six Surprising Things I Learned on My Child’s First Day of Kindergarten

My sweet, tiny infant has gone and done it. He’s grown up! He’s a full-fledged school boy now, aged 5 1/3. Since he’s been with me from the second of his conception, I was a wee bit worried how he was going to handle leaving home and going to school. Okay, I was frantic to the point of crazy eyes and a nervous tick how I was going to handle it.   Here are six surprising things I learned, on my son’s first day of school. Ever.     1) It IS a good idea to make pancakes in the complicated shape of Mickey Mouse (with blueberries for eyes, please!) on the busy, bustling, all-important First Day of Kindergarten, no matter what any reasonable person says about cereal.   2) It is a good idea to get up 15 minutes earlier than you think you should, in order to accomplish #1 above. It is also a fair plan to serve each person ONE Mickey Mouse pancake and all further helpings will be in...

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