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Originally published in Learning Tangent Homeschool Magazine, Spring 2015 This year has been a great one for the boys and science. they have always loved it, and so it’s easier to work it into our schedule. The wonderful organization laid out with Nancy Larson always makes science go more smoothly, because each topic is covered […]
In The Tuttle Twins and the Road to Surfdom by Connor Boyack, the twins learn that well-intended central planning can lead to unfortunate, unintended consequences that destroy lives by creating large economic shifts. In The Road to Surfdom, citizens of La Playa vote to build a new road in order to relieve traffic congestion, but […]
Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life by Jon Chad is part of a middlegrade comic series covering a variety of science topics. In Volcanoes: Fire and Life, readers follow Aurora as she attempts to convince her mission leader that volcanoes do exist, and that the Earth’s natural phenomenon could solve the fuel problems that leave […]
We struggle with cleaning. I openly admit that I am not the world’s greatest housekeeper, and would hire someone if I could – I hate cleaning! I love the results, but would rather outsource the process. Unfortunately, my boys have also inherited my disdain for cleaning. We have tried everything from chore lists to bribes to […]