It’s definitely business as usual within our home.
We homeschool, which means I have all the sharpened pencils, paper, and saved curriculum just waiting to be printed out! Not much has changed since COVID-19 reared its ugly head into our day-to-day lives.
While our life has not been completely rearranged, I understand that there are many families waking up this Monday wondering what they are going to do for the next two to three weeks.
My first bit of advice: do not replace mom hat with teacher hat.
You are mom, first....
Very often, the very first thing a new homeschool parent will do is look for a curriculum to purchase. What if I were to tell you that that’s one of the last things that should be done? The fact is, homeschooling is about so much more than that.
Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.