During the first few months after a divorce or separation, it's critical to take whatever time you need to get through the kaleidoscope of crap that boomerangs back every time you feel like you've come far enough to let it go. Kid-less days are the best time to go for it, so use them to sob, scream, and rage clean to … Continue reading Thriving Alone
For four of the past five days, I've stayed off email and text after 12:00 p.m. On Friday, I tried an experiment. After dinner, I got online and browsed entertainment sites for an hour: Pinterest, Buzzfeed, et cetera. After watching a few episodes of Ripper Street, I went to bed at the normal time, and guess what? My mind was … Continue reading Going Analog: the Experiment.
Throughout the past twelve months, life has thrown a lot of lessons my way. Whether positive or negative, every experience has included a hefty amount of learning. This is what I know today: 1. Marital separation and divorce don't always happen like you see in films, where one person says, “Get out,” and the other person … Continue reading Lessons from 2015.
After publishing the post on working while homeschooling, I received several questions about meetings. How do I handle them while homeschooling a boy who is too young to stay home by himself? The answer? It depends. Most of the time, I schedule meetings around the days my son has an activity outside the house. We … Continue reading Meetings and Homeschooling: Options.