Last week a student sat in the hard wooden chair to my left, brow furrowed just a bit, focused on the notes, violin under chin, playing away. Her dream is to go to college for veterinarian medicine. Fiddling is her fun hobby. Her mother said she wants to get into a really competitive school. Only certain top students get in. A few weeks ago, my … Continue reading Why Not Me?
There was an essay contest, and I wrote a piece for it. And then, I wrote another piece. And what I couldn’t rectify is that my life isn’t really made up of single decisions. It is a world of decisions each and every day that could have gone differently. Little moments defining and shaping character in the mundane. And in my quandary and my inability … Continue reading What Single Decision Changed Your Life?
I took the kids to another public meeting last night. This time we went to hear the zoning board. Lucky for all involved, first we went to the library, so the boys had something to do. Just to give a little bit of back-story, I was recently asked to join the board for Friends of Historic Brattonsville after volunteering for two years and getting to … Continue reading The Zoning Board
There are some revelations I have had in homeschooling my children. Concepts, that as a public school parent following public school philosophies, I was unaware existed. And today is the day I would like to share them with the world. (They directly relate to the title.) I am more than capable of teaching my own children. Because I am the expert on my child, and … Continue reading Why the Learn Bravely Inclusive Cooperative?