I've worked from home full-time since 2007 and there were many days when a kid was looking up at me with expectations of entertainment. Trust me, I know what you're going through.
We’re talking about OUR kids and that always makes for cloudier judgment. Our natural instinct to want to protect them and save them from any possible harm is a reality. I get that. So what to do?
I have no qualms about taking the kids out of school to travel and when they are out of school I also have no qualms about keeping the education going. Want to use your next vacation as a way of keeping the learning top of mind? Here are three tips:
I asked teachers, under the promise of anonymity, and they shared how they really feel about kids missing school for family vacations. This morning I shared some of their thoughts with Marci Ien on Canada AM.
The fine against this family irks me if only for the fact that at its core, a rule/law that suggests that a parent can't take their child out of school is an affront to my rights to parent.
Like many parents I sent my two back to school this morning. But this year was different.