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Does Homeschooling “Work”?

Before this spring, homeschooling had never crossed our minds as a desirable or even viable option for our family. Adam and I both have careers. Our lifestyle depends on two incomes, and even if it didn’t, we have faith (perhaps untested, but faith nonetheless) in traditional schooling. Before the COVID-19 […]

Worrying about Education During COVID-19

Our administration’s preliminary 2020-21 reopening plan was unveiled on July 29. I feel like that’s the right world, “unveiled” — equally appropriate for a beautiful work of art or a dark secret, because really, who knows? The plan gives parents a choice of two options this fall: Fully remote instruction. […]

Stay-at-Home Dad

Adam was laid off shortly before the coronavirus outbreak, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise. When the schools closed in March and we suddenly had 4 children home all day, Adam postponed his job search and deftly took on the role of stay-at-home dad. While I gave […]