The Reluctant Home Schooler — A Very Long Account of What I Have Been Doing for the Last 10 Weeks

My daughter is home. She attends an online public charter school (wrap your head around that one), sanctioned by the state of Oregon. How did we get here? Well, my daughter’s science teacher was covering evolution and global warming and her school required vaccinations, so I finally said: Enough is enough! Noooooooooooooooo!!!! That is not […]

What Would My Mom Do? Not Much That I’d Do Today

Yo, parents! There’s a calling for more laid-back parenting out there in the ether and WE’D BETTER LISTEN UP! First I read this op-ed piece in the NY Times and then I saw this online article’s headline: What Would My Mom Do? (Drink Tab and Lock Us Outside) I’ve been avoiding parenting advice since I owned that guilt-inducing hell called What […]