What If the Problem Was School in the First Place?

We are going through a period of time in which record numbers of people are choosing to #homeschool their kids. While there are a myriad of reasons, one of the most common is that school just wasn’t working. That is the reason I’m addressing today, because if there’s one thing that you SHOULDN’T do in those cases, it’s to try to bring school home along with your children.

How Letting Go of School Brought Back Our Love of Learning

When I was a child I loved to play school. I was adamant about always being the teacher, and I was a strict one, indeed. My “students” (usually my nieces) were always bombarded with writing and math assignments, and I would gleefully grade their papers with a bright red pen, just like my teacher at school. (Watch my video here!)

I loved school. It was just one of those things that I was good at. Do I remember much from those days? Not really. But I was good at it. I knew how to play the game and I played it well.  Continue reading “How Letting Go of School Brought Back Our Love of Learning”