In this episode, Winnie chats with two educators about homeschooling and discusses tips and strategies for both parents and teachers to navigate online learning. One educator guest is Dr. Ai Addyson-Zhang who is an education consultant and the founder of Classroom Without Walls, an alternative school to future proof the next generation by teaching them what schools are not. The … [Read more...] about #ModernMomMondays: Episode Five with Dr. Ai Addyson-Zhang and Chuck Poole
From the first time we dropped him off at nursery school, our son has always enjoyed going to school. Admittedly, in the earliest days, my husband and I employed a bit of “drop and run” strategy - we didn’t want to linger at the door and make it harder for him to detach. That was probably more for my sake than his, but it worked for us. While other parents struggled with … [Read more...] about Our First Three Weeks of Virtual Kindergarten = Success!
I’ve never had trouble making friends. In high school, I was that kid who bopped from group to group, never settling with any one posse, happily getting along with people from all different social circles. And then I got older. And then I became a mom. Our friends and colleagues were split… They were either single and childless, or had kids that were older. Having a … [Read more...] about Making Mom Friends During Covid-19
Yup, it’s supposed to be a time for us moms who are juggling work and home life, a pandemic, civil unrest, and a political election to also improve our mind, body and character. No big deal, right? You have time for that! I don’t know about you, but in March I was much more hopeful and believed as long as I took all these uncomfortable challenges a day at a time, I’d be … [Read more...] about Would you believe that September is self-improvement month?
I think that right now, right at this very second of his life- my son is at the perfect age. He is 11. Eleven is the age of all things that meld into the perfect vortex of “BOY”. I have to say I can’t think of a time that might be better for him. At this age, He is able to walk down the road by himself to visit a friend. He likes to go for walks with his … [Read more...] about Please Give Me One More Summer