This morning I received an email from the middle school principal where Number 3 and 4 go to school. In the email, the principal was asking for parents’ help in a number of areas. One was with fidget spinners. They’ve become quite a distraction at school. I’ll admit I contributed to this problem. Number 3 and […]
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 […]
Education starts at home. And it might finish at home, too.
I’m thinking about homeschooling the kids. There. I said it. I know. You think I’m crazy. In January I was on the verge of a nervous breakdown. I was overloaded, overwhelmed, and completely exhausted. Now I’m supposed to be streamlining. Cutting things back. Doing less. Homeschooling won’t exactly lighten the workload. But I have been […]