The Preschool Rat Race

The rat race of preschool applications to get the “best school” must be nothing short of exhausting. Observing a two year old’s parents resorting to résumés and other slick tricks portraying their little ones as evolving Einsteins stresses me out.  The absurdity of … Continue reading

Round and Round We Go with our Lawmakers

Our legislators make laws. I did learn that in my public school civics class. But it is astonishing to me how lay people, such as enlightened homeschoolers, know many laws and regulations better than our lawmakers and lawyers and let’s … Continue reading

Mandatory Kindergarten is Not About the Children

Senator Kimberly Lightford wants mandatory kindergarten for our Illinois children.  She has a bill waiting to be voted on by the entire Senate that will lower compulsory attendance age to 5 years of age from 7.  Her website says this: … Continue reading