What If Public School’s the Only Option?

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I wrote another guest post! 

Last week, I featured a guest post I wrote for Frugal Trader at Million Dollar Journey. This week, I have the honour of being featured by Phia at her blog Freedom 101.

Read: What If Public School’s the Only Option?

A little bit about Phia

I first discovered Phia when she called into a Q&A episode of the Radical Personal Finance podcast. When she mentioned she lived in Vancouver, I immediately found her blog so I could learn more of her story. (It’s pretty remarkable—you should check it out for yourself!)

Since then, I’ve become a loyal follower of her excellent blog, and have even met her in-person. It turns out Phia and I have a whole lot in common—particularly in one area that I haven’t yet written about… and that’s parenting.

Phia and I are both moms, and I’ve been amazed at how in-sync our parenting philosophies are. Anytime she writes about something kid or education-related, I find myself vigorously nodding my head in agreement!

The guest post

Phia asked me to write a guest post for her after I left a somewhat passionate comment on one of her other posts. (Clearly, she could see I had a lot more to say on the topic!) I was thrilled to be asked, and was happy to share more of my thoughts. 

In the post, I address parents’ most-common concerns with public schooling, then share my experience and tips. While it’s true that public schools have their issues, I hope my experience proves it’s possible to proactively address the issues and allow our kids to thrive.

Read: What If Public School’s the Only Option?

What do you think?

Do you have an opinion on public vs. private vs. homeschool? What has your experience been with these three educational options? Feel free to comment here or over at Phia’s blog. I’d love to hear from you!

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  • Reply
    The Twin
    May 30, 2019 at 10:53 am

    A post near and dear to my heart – thank you for all the wonderful things you had to say about public schools. <3 You and I have talked a lot about education-related issues over the years and yet I still picked up some great new tips and insights from your post. I hope lots of parents read it.

    • Reply
      June 4, 2019 at 9:02 pm

      Thanks for commenting and the kind words sis! You know I’m fully supportive of the work you and all teachers do. ❤️

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