Hi there! My name is Leah McDermott.

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First and foremost, I am a mom. I have two rambunctious little boys who love spending every single second that they can out in nature & a newborn who reminds me that learning begins in infancy.

My story begins as a homeschooled child. My father was in the military, so my parents began homeschooling me in third grade out of necessity at first, but eventually because of a disappointment in the complete lack of engaging material found in the classrooms (keep in mind this was over 20 years ago!)Sadly, not much has changed for the better. My homeschool days were filled with family activities, independent learning, field trips, and worldwide adventures. I made it into my first choice for college with multiple scholarships. I received my Bachelors in Elementary Education, followed by a Masters of Education as a certified Reading Specialist, followed by a second Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. After three years of teaching in both rural and urban elementary schools, I decided to leave the profession after having my oldest son. When my son turned two, and began to show interest in learning, I found that I naturally was providing exciting learning opportunities for him, and had many mothers begin asking me to share my experiences with them.

And so, here we are!

First and foremost, I am a mom. I have two rambunctious little boys who love spending every single second that they can out in nature & a newborn who reminds me that learning begins in infancy.

My story begins as a homeschooled child. My father was in the military, so my parents began homeschooling me in third grade out of necessity at first, but eventually because of a disappointment in the complete lack of engaging material found in the classrooms (keep in mind this was over 20 years ago!)Sadly, not much has changed for the better. My homeschool days were filled with family activities, independent learning, field trips, and worldwide adventures. I made it into my first choice for college with multiple scholarships. I received my Bachelors in Elementary Education, followed by a Masters of Education as a certified Reading Specialist, followed by a second Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. After three years of teaching in both rural and urban elementary schools, I decided to leave the profession after having my oldest son. When my son turned two, and began to show interest in learning, I found that I naturally was providing exciting learning opportunities for him, and had many mothers begin asking me to share my experiences with them.

And so, here we are!