Hit the reset button with Order and Wonder

Hit the reset button with Order and Wonder As the holidays (and the new year!) approach, we homeschoolers are starting to feel a bit of a strain with regards to our learning schedules and really, we’re just all so ready for a break. Many of us take the holidays completely off, depart from our “regularly...

Using drawings to help kids remember

Using drawings to help kids remember Pam’s Fall in Love with Morning Time video on using the Memory Palace technique to learn an Emily Bronte poem made me think of how often we use not only images to help remember things, but physical drawings, as well. Missed the Fall in Love with Morning Time event?...

The Importance of Writing for Young Children

The Importance of Writing for Young Children Because of my years spent in the classroom, I get lots of questions from new homeschooling parents asking about expectations. Usually these questions are tinged with an edge of panic, as these (usually) moms want to teach all the things, but they quickly realize that...

Teaching Young Kids About Cultural Diversity

Teaching Young Kids About Cultural Diversity A new show arrived on the PBS Kids Network scene this past summer (I’ve written about another fabulous show on this network here) that got our family extra-excited due to its focus on an under-represented cultural group in the media. I’m sharing more information about...

The Power of the Road Trip for Preschoolers

The Power of the Road Trip for Preschoolers If you’ve popped over to my Syncopated Mama blog at all over the past few years (or even today, when I’m sharing our biggest trip yet), you’ve probably picked up on the fact that we like to travel. A lot. Don’t be afraid to travel with your preschoolers! When...
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