Creating a simple, gentle unit study in 7 easy steps

Creating a simple, gentle unit study in 7 easy steps I don’t know how I first heard about Five in a Row. Maybe it was at one of those La Leche League meetings I attended with my baby, and later a baby and a preschooler. There were lots of homeschoolers there, sharing recipes for sugar-free desserts and talking about...

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...

Homeschool Mom Unexpectedly Finds Freedom in Planning

Homeschool Mom Unexpectedly Finds Freedom in Planning Sometimes we like to share the case studies of moms who are rocking this homeschool thing. Below is one such story. Joanna Rammell knows a thing or two about teaching. The second generation homeschool mom and former teacher has been seeped in education since childhood...

Summer planning when you have little ones

Summer planning when you have little ones Sometimes, I find it really hard to believe that my kids are 12 and 15. It seems like just a few minutes ago, they were 2 and 5, or at the most 5 and 8. I recall our earliest summers and they felt LONG. The problem was that without our usual routine, I felt a little...

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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