Expecting Perfection

Twenty-two years ago, when I first became a parent, I was full of ideals. I’d wanted to be a mom for as long as I could remember. I knew I wanted to do my best to be the best mom I could be. I’d always been involved with kids. I’d been a teacher and had worked with youth groups in my church. I was the kid magnet when I went out with my friends. I enjoyed being around kids and was looking forward to being a parent. As family grew, through foster care, adoption, and one additional biological addition, I […]

School Days

So, it’s February, hardly a time to be thinking about the next school year. But, in reality, it’s a time when, if you’re going to make a change, you need to be thinking. Private school rosters can fill quickly. Homeschool paperwork needs to be submitted on a certain schedule. Research needs to be done and decisions need to be made. I’ve run a private school for the last 16 years. And, as a result, I’ve had the conversation with parents about the pros and cons of all schooling situations. So whether you want your kids to go to public, private, […]