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March 28, 2017

 The MACHS conference is the biggest event of the year for me.  Not only is it fun, but I literally spend more than a year planning it. It's a bit stressful knowing you are responsible for so much, but I always find a way to have a good time mixed in with all the work....

November 2, 2016

I wrote this piece for MACHS, and thought it might be of interest for the readers of the Mercer Report. 

One third of Alberta homeschool families got the rug pulled out from under them last week. Here’s what you need to know.  

On October 25th,  Alberta education Mi...

April 1, 2016

The homeschool conference looms large over the month of March in our family. We do year-round work organizing and planning, but when the conference week comes around, all the jobs must be done. So there are a few last minute deadlines that keep us on our toes. You can...

March 5, 2016

(orginally published March 2014)



'Twas the night before the night before Conference,

and all through the Lawrenson house,

All the creatures were stirring, even a mouse.

The school work was done in a flurry with care,

The children cleaned house,

in hope that play-time soon...