• I'm A Homeschooling Newbie--Here's What Is Working For Us So Far

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    So I chose to homeschool during the pandemic. Great, now what?
    I was in the same boat with most parents this past summer: send them to school or keep them home? It sure as hell was NOT an easy decision. By going to preschool , our daughter would have gained so much socially and academically. Not to mention, I was looking forward to having a little bit of more “mommy time.”
    But as much as we wanted her to go to school, we felt it best to keep her home. I would just put on another hat and become Teacher Mom.. Really how hard could it be, right? I didn't want to waste a school year because...
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  • Scientist Posts Relatable AF Pic Of Work-From-Home Setup

    Scientist Posts Relatable AF Pic Of Work-From-Home Setup

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Scientist and working mom's at-home work set-up goes viral
    Since the beginning of the pandemic, working parents have either been laid off or forced to turn their homes into makeshift offices while also playing the part of at-home virtual teacher. The work-life balance is essentially non-existent and one working mom and climate scientist is pointing out that these at-home Zoom stations aren't just relatable or a sign of the times, they're potentially derailing parents, and especially moms, from their professional aspirations.
    Gretchen Goldman , research director for the Center of Science...
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