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.”

Australia. The land of Plenty. Plenty of chaos.

Remember when the clock struck midnight and we were all like ‘thank god that year is over. 2020 IS MY YEAR. A NEW DECADE’. Regret that much? You see, our land was dry. Australia’s drought was that bad, there was footage of farmers having get rid of their livestock because they couldn’t feed them. AndContinue reading “Australia. The land of Plenty. Plenty of chaos.”

Unprecedented Times

I swear, if I had a dollar for every time I had heard ‘unprecedented times’, I would be able to pay for every single person to have the rest of the year off and go into isolation. It’s almost as good as my favourite term from the floods many years ago, ‘INUNDATED’. Gah. These buzzContinue reading “Unprecedented Times”

Logic. Tales of Yesteryear.

Why do people act so stupid? Are we Idiocracy in action? If you haven’t see the aforementioned flick, do yourself a big old favour and watch it. I mean, it’s not like you have anything better to do right now, right? Anyhoo, the events of today lead me to question, has modern society genetically bredContinue reading “Logic. Tales of Yesteryear.”