Listen Up Parents

Let me put on my serious hat for a moment. Most of Australia, and in fact, around the world, parents will be facing school closures. And because I am a parent- I know the worry and panic that sets in when you want nothing but the best for your child. Spread the word to allContinue reading “Listen Up Parents”

Be Parents. Not teachers

For many of us, it is now Easter holidays. But let’s be honest, who here actually knows what day it is? It’s Suntuemonthurwedsatfriday. I have had many friends contact me and ask my professional advice as a teacher. They are at their wit’s end after one week. So, here is my best advice and pleaseContinue reading “Be Parents. Not teachers”

How to Home school. Or not.

“We are making 10 years worth of progress in 10 days”. That’s what people are saying about the education system. It’s also what I’m saying about the wrinkles on my face. This week saw our whole routine thrown to the wind. As a teacher, I had to go off to work to spend a weekContinue reading “How to Home school. Or not.”