When I asked Max to write a letter only using capital letters where they were “supposed to be,” we practically held WWIII at our kitchen table. I was tired. I was stressed. I was disappointed. I was frustrated. And then two nights later my kids starting writing a book.
It is possible to have conversations with non-homeschooling parents about public education without sounding arrogant and condescending and if you want other parents to join the movement to reform our education system, then you probably should.
I had been avoiding doing anything artistic with the boys…. Sure we had paint and crayons and markers, but when it came to actually exploring art as a subject, I gave myself the only grade I've handed out all year-a big fat F.