Homeschooling and Socialization

my boys playing with their cousins during a trip to Chicago Note: This column was printed the Barrow Journal on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. The biggest criticism against homeschooling is what many people feel is its “lack of socialization.”  Critics believe children ought to spend their whole day in a classroom of peers, and they give no thought … Continue reading Homeschooling and Socialization

Introverts and Coffeeshops

Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on July 4, 2012. It can only be divine intervention that has brought me to this café/coffeeshop this morning to write a column.  Alone.  Sans Children.  Actually, it’s because my five-year-old is in camp, and my wonderful husband volunteered to take the two-year-old to the park. … Continue reading Introverts and Coffeeshops