Homeschooling vs. Public School

I came across an interesting discussion on Amazon of all places regarding homeschooling versus public school.  A person on there came across this topic on another forum and saw this statement: "By the way I am a teacher ,I had to study years of child development and psyc ,as well as subject material ,how everyone now thinks they can home school is a ...continue reading

Bing Teacher Appreciation

Most of us know the sorry state of education funding whether we have kids in school or not.  I live in IL where the budget is calling for a 17% cut in education spending.  Our schools aren't getting the money from the state like they are suppose to.  I won't find out if Will will get preschool from the public school (even though he qualifies for it with his ...continue reading

Why I hate dealing with the school district

I hate dealing with our public school.  They make things 10 times harder than they have to be for everything.  Seriously. However, with Will aging out of speech therapy in June, I have no choice but to deal with them.In March, we were suppose to have a transition meeting.  The state and the public school were to set up this meeting and let me know the ...continue reading

The Right Decision

I often second guess my decisions (really, who doesn't?).  I usually hem and haw, and don't ever want to decide in case I guess wrong.  You can ask my husband -- it drives him bananas.  However, that being said, I know we made the right decision in sending Madison to private school.As many of you may remember, this is a decision we really did struggle ...continue reading


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