Why Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment’s President Prefers Homeschooling


Name: Britney Ruby Miller
Kids: Caden (13), Gracie (8), Hannah (6), Asher (18 months)
Extracurricular claim to fame: President of Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment

Photograph by Dustin Sparks

A kid-friendly perspective: From the time my brother and I became parents, we understood the need to make our restaurants more family-friendly. We started with little things like tumbler sippy cups, handing out onesies and bibs, and putting changing tables in the bathrooms.

Why homeschooling works for them: My dad always said he didn’t want to watch his restaurants grow, he wanted to watch his kids grow. We wanted to have flexibility to travel as a family. The kids go to school once a week for six hours and then a tutor comes three times a week. The rest is intentional parenting, where we make it a point to do fun, educational stuff when we travel.

Go-to kid spots in Anderson Twp.: Scene 75. Beechmont Rollarena. Recreations Outlet. Our parks out here are amazing; Woodland Mound and Juilfs Park are a couple favorites. Sky Zone when it’s raining, and a ceramic pottery place called Doodlin.

Whole-family fun: As a family we go over to Vineyard Golf Course. They’re very kid-friendly and usually not too backed up, so there’s time for the little ones to putt around.

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