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The Remote School Panicky Perfectionist

For those who know my kids, the title of the Panicky Perfectionist student for Justus may surprise you as much as it does me. From the moment of his birth 10 years ago, he has been a tornado. He plows through life at 100mph with little attention to the wide swath of destruction he leaves behind. He’s the kid most …

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The Remote School Sneaky Slacker

In my household, I have four very different types of remote school students. Before this wild social experiment is over, I want to talk about each one of them. My 13 year old would be the sneaky slacker.  At the beginning of every week. I made a full schedule for each child. I break it down by day and subject …

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A Town Where I Don’t Belong

What do you do when you hate where you live? How do you change your life when you are stuck in a town you want to shake off? I couldn’t wait to leave my hometown.    As a kid, I had great big dreams. Dreams that I was sure were bigger than my little hometown. I couldn’t imagine living a …