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...

The Perks of Pets for Preschoolers

The Perks of Pets for Preschoolers My sweet puppy Bishnu died just after G and I returned from our honeymoon. He was the best dog ever (seriously!) and so easy to take care of, but caring for a dog in his last days can be incredibly difficult and I didn’t think I’d ever want to go through that process...

Using Tools with Preschoolers: Tool Time for Tots

Using Tools with Preschoolers: Tool Time for Tots I’m pretty sure the thought of handing over a saw to your young child is enough to melt your innards, but kids love the opportunity to be involved with using real tools and building things! Obviously, any time to you set out to introduce something like the topic of...
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