A Brave, Not Perfect Book Review

When I watched Reshma Saujani’s interview on Fox Business's The Maria Bartiromo Show about her book, Brave, Not Perfect, I felt inspired by what she was saying about this movement against sexism. So I decided to buy the book. Imagine my surprise when I realized I already owned one of her books, Girls Who Code,... Continue Reading →

Biology 1A and 1B

Grades: Biology 1A: 97% A; Biology 1B: 100% A Biology is all around us. It's hard to escape... even right now as I use my skeletal system and my brain to tap out the words on my keyboard I can feel thanks to my nerves (a keyboard which, I might add, is covered in microscopic... Continue Reading →

Algebra 1A and 1B

Grade Accomplished: Algebra 1A: 97%; Algebra 1B 100% Ahhh... Algebra, the bane of my existence last year. When you are homeschooling, you learn right away that certain curriculums work better than others and that everyone learns differently. Perhaps there is no better example of this than with my year of Algebra. Christa McAuliffe School of... Continue Reading →

An Inspirational Story

In 2010, Rob Jones was deployed to Afghanistan where an IED exploded, resulting in the above-the-knee amputation of both his legs. Story over, right? Wrong. Rob is a Marine, through and through. So the loss of his legs did not stop him. There is a Marine saying, “Semper Fidelis,” and it means “Always Faithful.” Rob... Continue Reading →

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