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Momming it Hard and Homeschool

By Julia Robertson, April 2, 2020

I’ve spent more extended time with my son in the last three weeks, than I’ve spent with him in his life.

Excuse me while I gloat about my son. I went back to work full time when Logan was only three months old. I was always envious of  stay at home moms. Although I know being at home full time has its challenges too, I missed spending those early years with Logan. We all do the best we can, with the time we have. Fast forward eleven years and here we are homeschooling during the “Stay home, Stay Healthy” order. I’ve really enjoyed coming up with a home schooling plan for him. In the past few weeks I’ve found that there is far more that I wish he already had learned at school, and this is my opportunity to teach him.

Fortunately I had workbooks from summer that have kept him busy on the basic subjects. The fun stuff that we’ve learned is researching Abstract Art, artists and what medium they used. He is writing a fiction story in Googledocs and a research paper about “Zodiac signs”.  He’s studying “communications” by creating a YouTube channel. I was surprised that as a 5th grader they haven’t learned the United States and the capitals yet, so we’re working on that too!

Today I received an email from his teacher that they will have online school starting this Friday. Feeling lucky that I got to spend the time with Logan doing “homeschool”.  Best of luck to the parents out there working from home, parenting 24-7, and momming it hard. Hugs, Julia

Be well & Stay safe out there.

Julia Robertson | Living Room Realty

Broker licensed in OR & WA | 541-505-1111

Julia Robertson

Earth Advantage Broker Licensed in OR & WA

Julia Robertson is first and foremost a passionate Oregonian. She moved to Oregon eleven years ago and genuinely loves showing the city to clients who are considering whether to relocate. Julia constantly explores the city so that she can accurately match clients with a part of Portland Metro or Vancouver that is perfect them. She believes that everyone deserves the chance to own a home in an area or neighborhood that they love. Since a real estate purchase is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, Julia works tirelessly with her clients to build a trusting relationship and help them find not just a house, but a home. She has experience working with a broad range of clients to fulfill their diverse and unique needs. Are you selling your home? Purchasing your first condo downtown? Searching for property outside of the city? Looking to buy an investment property? Julia can help you come up with a plan that meets your timeline, your budget  and your needs.  If you’d like to meet for coffee or lunch to discuss potential real estate opportunities, Julia would love to hear from you. When Julia represents a client in the sale or purchase of a home, Julia treats the agency they have like a friendship, going above and beyond to serve her clients. She considers the client’s budget, bottom line, area preferences, and future plans. While Julia doesn’t consider herself a “sales person,” she does have over twenty years of experience in the field of sales and knows how to conduct herself in negotiations and details. Your business is Julia’s top priority, and she always makes herself available. From an early age, Julia loved everything related to homemaking.  Her childhood spent moving from town to town and always having to be “the new kid” gave her the personal confidence to meet new people and boldly operate in the high stakes world of real estate. Julia is a licensed Realtor in Oregon and Washington as a Seller Representative Specialist(SRS) and Earth Advantage-certified broker. She currently serves on the Living Room Realty broker advisory board and attends the Portland B corporation meetings.
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