Happy Mother’s Day

As we near the end of Mother’s Day 2021 I wanted to take a moment to recognize all that my fellow moms have had to endure the past 365 days. Because let’s be honest, there has probably never been a year for moms like this past year. Whether it be the stay-at-home mom or theContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day”

The children of Chester County…in their own words & their parents…

This is an eleven minute video we compiled last Fall to help illustrate the struggles we were experiencing in our homes. While I make no claim this is the story of every student, this was certainly the story of my owns kids as they are included in the video. The opening scene if my youngest,Continue reading “The children of Chester County…in their own words & their parents…”


As a trained scientist, and engineer, we are taught that opposites attract. Positive electrons attract negative electrons. And that objects of the same polarity will repel. But life experience has also shown me that positivity begets more positivity. When I underwent a prophylactic double mastectomy four years ago I faced it with some fear &Continue reading “Positivity…”

My “Why…”

I will allow my words in January to speak for themselves. This is my “Why…” Video: Article(s):Pandemic Learning Story: Stacey Whomsley | Independent Women’s Forum (iwf.org) Pennsylvania students are suffering from the state’s ‘epic fail’ on pandemic schooling | Washington Examiner

Educational & Emotional Impacts of Remote Learning

Last fall I was blessed to meet a community of parents who felt a commitment to advocacy for the choice of in person public education not only for their own school-age children, but for all the students in our district, county, and state. While we amassed a large online following for this movement, there isContinue reading “Educational & Emotional Impacts of Remote Learning”