home schooling

‘Dear kids, I know we’re driving each other crazy, but I’m pretty sure we’ll look back on this time and miss it.’: Mom learns to ‘cherish every moment’ during quarantine

“We’ll miss staying in our PJs, playing old-fashioned games, enjoying dance parties, and baking 5 batches of cookies. When the house is empty one day, I know I’ll give anything to go back to the days when your fingerprints were all over the front glass door, the floors were sticky, and your presence was right within my reach.”

‘This is not homeschool. This is you being thrown into the deep end of a pool you didn’t choose, with no time to plan.’: Homeschool mom urges ‘please give yourselves a huge break’

“You’ve had no time to transition. You are running businesses from your coffee tables. To all my friends who have expressed they are struggling with homeschool – this is not homeschool. I homeschooled my kids for several years, and what you all are doing is a thousand times harder.”

‘Is THIS how you act at SCHOOL?!’ ‘NO, I’M NOT YELLING.’ I nailed this homeschool thing for exactly 3 minutes before crazy started coming out of my mouth.’: Mom says to teachers ‘we miss you!’

“‘THE ANSWER IS 4. JUST WRITE DOWN 4. LIFE WILL EXPLAIN IT TO YOU LATER.’ ‘NO, I’M NOT YELLING.’ ‘WIPE YOUR DIRTY HANDS before you touch my computer!’ ‘Because he’s a BABY! Watching Frozen 2 IS HIS HOMEWORK.’ Teachers, we miss you! I am so sorry for all the things my kids are. When school resumes, I’ll bring you gifts of Starbucks and lunch and Adderall and Xanax and Tylenol. Once they’re all back in stock.”

‘I read somewhere a baby boom is expected. A baby boom? How are y’all having sex with all of these kids around all day?’: Mom shares candid reality of first days of coronavirus pandemic

“My teenagers are having a hard time understanding this is not ‘vacation’ time. I am unprepared and scared to be a home-school mom. I tried to take a shower and my home went into utter chaos complete with instant conspiracy theories on my where-a-bouts. No one wanted their routines thrown out the window.”

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