Today someone I’m friends with on Facebook posted a question asking if she was the only one who had her kids do workbooks over summer vacation. And there were dozens of responses saying YES! and Absolutely! and I don’t want my kids to forget everything they learned over the summer! I was the only person in […]
What I’ll Teach My Kids This Summer (It Won’t Be Math Facts)
This summer, I will not complete summer math packets. I will not practice math facts with my kids or even touch a flashcard. I will not sit my kids in front of a computer to “play math games” or even utter the letters IXL. I will not look at a reading log. I will not […]
Mom, just don’t be boring.
A couple weeks ago, a friend of mine who is a high school teacher was looking for a speaker to come in and talk to her Intro to Psychology class. This is a section of the population I don’t have much experience speaking to. I’ve spoken for groups of moms and dads. I’ve spent plenty […]