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Cafe doubles as homeschool classroom

Family business and homeschooling are an increasingly common combination. Learning by doing.

The Sweet Sisters Cafe in Pleasant Hill is unquestionably a family business.

Just ask Robert Quenneville-Clairmont, 16, who assembles salads.

Or Sterling, 14, who waits tables and orders most of the supplies.

Or Riley, 10, who makes French toast for Sunday brunch.

Or Reid, 7, who buses tables.

Or Sacha, 3, who greets customers and wipes down any surfaces she can get her little hands on.

Or Siena, 15 months, who … well, spends a fair amount of time there.

Many small family-run businesses rely on help from a child or two, but Sweet Sisters takes this a step further. Cafe owner Deborah Lyse Quenneville- Clairmont is homeschooling her six children and conceived of the restaurant as a central part of their education. Read more…

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