Melisa Pulgini

Melisa has 18 years experience working with individuals (infant through adult) with diverse abilities. She holds Pennsylvania teaching certifications in Secondary English Education and Family and Consumer Sciences, Pennsylvania Private Academic Certification, Pennsylvania Director Credential, Bachelor’s in English Language and Literature, post-baccalaureate coursework in Child Development, Education, Curriculum and Assessment, and a Master’s in Professional Writing. As a Certified Instructor through the Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System, registered Child Development Professional Development Specialist, and Child Health Advocate, Melisa provided professional development opportunities to educators. In addition to home schooling her children, Melisa is an author, photographer, and illustrator of juvenile non-fiction and fiction. She enjoys touring historical sites, museums, and botanical gardens with her family.

Super Simple Thanksgiving for Your Very Vegan Friends and Family

  Thanksgiving can be a difficult holiday for many vegans... with the sights, smells, and endless questioning by concerned family members.  Hosting vegans at your traditional Thanksgiving meal can be equally stressful.  You want all...

Designing our Home-school Environment

We are a home-school family.  My daughter is enrolled in an online, public charter school.  The school provides an asynchronous, well-crafted and varied curriculum with a great amount of materials and support.  I, as her...

Our Dealings with a House of Cards

This post is absolutely nothing to do with the well-acclaimed US drama series which I have yet to view. Nor is it in any relation to its predecessor, the early 90's UK miniseries, which...