As someone who has been dancing all my life, I don’t relish the thought of not being able to do it one day when I’m in my eighties. A lot of people work hard to save for retirement so that they can just relax once that day comes. But I don’t ever want to give up what I love, which is dancing. While I don’t actually perform on stage anymore, I do it in my home studio for fun. I found the Australian Dance Teachers Institute online, and it had me absolutely intrigued because they offer classes that will teach you how to teach others. And you can even do it all online.

I found myself coming home from my office job every night wishing that I no longer had to work in an office. [Read more...]

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Thinking About How Hard Homeschooling Would Be

8 December 2016, 13:30 admin posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Obviously it is really expensive to have child care when your kids are too young to go to school, so we had decided that Marie could stay home with our kids and my sister’s kid too. When you go out and look at the cost of putting three kids in a kindergarten it comes out to around five hundred and fifty dollars per week, if you get a good deal. So Marie has been watching the kids and working from home freelancing. Right now we are looking at homeschool kits and thinking about how difficult it would be for us to continue when James is old enough to start first grade. Of course he can already read and write, we assume that Marie has already taught him pretty much all of the stuff that he would learn in school in the first year. If he went to school he would just be learning all of that stuff again, or they would skip him ahead and he would be going to school with kids a year older than him. [Read more...]

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