So, You’re New to Online Learning…

I have been homeschooling my son for a little over three years.  Technically, it’s online learning and not considered homeschool, but the concept is the same.  My son is enrolled at an online public charter school.  He has teachers that instruct him, but I am his learning coach.  Every day, I take on the role of a teacher, administrator, lunch lady… You get the idea.

Just like many of you, we started online learning in the midst of a disaster.  Soon after my son was enrolled in his new school, we were hit by a hurricane… … More So, You’re New to Online Learning…

The Secret

I think honesty is usually the best policy. For me, it goes back to the golden rule. I try to treat others the way I would expect to be treated. Unfortunately, a lot of people hate me for that. It’s not that I’m always saying mean things to or about people. But, I do try to … More The Secret

This battle will be done.

A lot of parents are pretty complacent about diet even if they know some things aren’t the best thing for you. What really gets me are the people who seem to think I deprive my child and give me dirty looks when I tell them my kid doesn’t drink soda but likes tomato juice. Some people will even go out of their way to sneak my child things they know I wouldn’t approve of. Frankly, that reminds me of an alcoholic not wanting to drink alone… … More This battle will be done.

Come to a meeting!

It would be easier for me if I quit the committee. I have way too much going on in my life right now to bother with the petty stuff. I haven’t even had time to publish a couple of blog posts I’ve been planning for weeks. However, I can’t just quit and take away an opportunity for my son. I just won’t stand for any man telling me I’m just bitching when I bring up a legitimate question. I wasn’t wrong, and he knows it… … More Come to a meeting!