This topic weighs heavily on my heart this week as I found myself amongst a group of women who were not sure if I fit into their homeschool category. I work; they don’t. Therefore, I can’t possibly understand them. They are wrong. Let’s face it, there is no end to the war between the stay … Read more SAHM vs. Working Mom? You’re on the Wrong Bandwagon
Cooking with my kids has been something I have done since they were just old enough to see over the counter. Not only does cooking come naturally to children but my favorite thing about working in the kitchen is that every subject can be wrapped into one lesson. The homeschooler can teach history, culture, math, … Read more Take a Whisk and Try This!
I step out into the hallway and answer my cell phone. My son has called twice in the last ten minutes. The kids normally don’t call unless there is an emergency. And there was…but only by my standards. “Mom, I cleaned the entire kitchen and rearranged it too!” I’m speechless. My right shoulder angel is … Read more Letting Go of Control | The Working Homeschooler
A few weeks ago, I was watching the 1991 Spielberg film, Hook. I hadn’t watched it since my dad bought it for me on my 12th birthday. Of course, watching it now, as a parent, brings an entire new depth of meaning to the scenes and the characters. It is not just about Peter Pan … Read more Feeling Like You’re Missing Out
Mom, did you wash my band shirt last night?” It’s 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday. My teenager is up making his breakfast. I stare at the spinning ceiling fan for a minute before my brain kicks in. Then, I yell from the bedroom that yes, I did wash his band shirt. Groggily, and hating early mornings, … Read more Making it All Work | The Working Homeschooler