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...

Organizing and Planning for Your Homeschool Year

Organizing and Planning for Your Homeschool Year The summer is ending all too quickly and it’s time for homeschool moms to finalize their preparations for the year ahead. For many moms, this includes organizing their workspaces as well as their plans for the year. We’ve gathered some great ideas from...

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...

Productive Homeschool Planning this Summer

Productive Homeschool Planning this Summer Summer is the perfect time for the pool, a few good books, and some time spent planning for the new school year. Yet, with so many tools and options at your disposable, it can be difficult to sort through the options so your planning time is as productive as it can...

Getting Your Day Off to a Better Start

Getting Your Day Off to a Better Start If your mornings look more like a scene out of a horror film than an old MGM musical you are not alone.  Trying to motivate three kids to start school — dealing with all of these different personalities and people who have their own agendas and want to do their...
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