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The Advantages of Multigenerational Homes 

Posted in Homeschooling on September 16, 2017

Old photo of a multigenerational household

There is a funny new sandwich in town – the filling’s a generation which has to care for both its children and its parents – the ‘sandwich generation!’ When such a situation arises, many ‘carers’ prefer to have all generations under one roof as it makes it easy for them to care for both their Read More »

Forest Kindergarten: Teaching the art of being still

Posted in Homeschooling, Kindergarten, Teaching on September 15, 2017

The forest experience for kindergartners

Have you experienced forest kindergarten with your child? It is a fun and educational way to move your classroom outdoors! Allow me to take you into my world of teaching forest kindergarten. As a mother of three, my oldest being a five-year-old, I am always looking for creative ways to help them explore their world, Read More »

How to Achieve Homeschool Excellence by Choosing Homeschool Minimalism

Posted in Homeschooling on September 14, 2017

Homeschool Minimalism

Do you feel overwhelmed by your homeschool? Are you tired of trying to “get it all in?” Do you find that you don’t ever get to those subjects that you really value because they are crowded out by things that you question whether you even need? My Journey into Minimalism A few years ago, I Read More »

3 Smart Alternatives to “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Posted in Parenting on September 13, 2017

A boy following his dreams

This question is one of the trademarks of our culture. Most of us are asked this nearly as soon as we’re old enough to string together the simple sentence required to answer it. And then we pass it along — it’s a go-to conversation starter when we meet kids. And even when kids outgrow that Read More »

Cashier - Elementary Math Games

Posted in Applied Math, Elementary, Home School Creative Commons Resources on September 10, 2017

By playing cashier, you teach your child the value of money.

There are a lot of games you can play with your child to increase their math skills and work on math speed. However, if you want your child to learn a valuable life skill through their math games, this fun game will keep them interested. Before you know it, your child will be playing it Read More »

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