You’ve probably already heard about the higher education scam where wealthy parents paid to cheat the system for their kids. In fact, you’ve probably heard so much about it that you’re both nauseated and bored with the details.
Last summer when I sat down with the Standards of Learning (SOLs) and planned out our homeschool year, I tossed most of the social studies section in the trash. In Virginia, second grade social studies leans heavily on American
Virginia is a weather yo-yo, at least where we live. One day we’re deep in the throes of a polar vortex tantrum, the next we’re flirting with spring. Then back again to snow and ice! This past week
The pediatrician looked up, startled into giving me his full attention instead of the computer claiming it. “Really?” he asked. “Yes, really” I replied, trying not to sigh. It’s a common question I’m used to hearing for one reason
“I can’t always give you a reason right then,” I told my class. “If you want to talk about the reasons, after class is the best time. I’m asking you to trust me, to trust that I have a