By Patricia Sarmiento No kid wants to be cooped up inside during the summer. And really, it’s a great time of the year for parents, homeschoolers and otherwise, to get creative about they help their kids get in a daily dose of physical activity. My kids love being in the water so that’s where we […]
By Richard W. Fisher There are three clusters of math skills that every student needs to master. Students who learn and fully understand these essential topics can be considered algebra-ready. These skills are referred to as the Critical Foundations of Algebra. Algebra-readiness is of huge importance. Algebra is the gateway subject to more advanced math, […]
Would you sit down to drink 5-10 gallons of concentration peppermint tea at once? Of course not, that’s a lot of peppermint, isn’t it? Essential oils are CONCENTRATED distillation of a large amount of plant material (a lot of plants have to go in for that tiny bottle you bought).
The kids love learning by thematic units just as much as I love planning for them. Since April is National Poetry Month we are doing all things poetry!
Written by Madon Dailey – originally published in the Washington Homeschool Organization’s April/May 2014 newsletter and re-posted here with her permission. My first born arrived with wide-open eyes, smiling lips, and a face that said, “Let’s get this party started.” She skipped crawling and started walking at seven months. Her first words were, “No Mom.” She hated naps […]