Category: Homeschooling

The Benefits of Homeschooling

By Guest Blogger Ellen Dockham When people find out I homeschool my two kids, ages 9 and 12, I get a variety of reactions, many of which can be summed up in the comment,...

Educational Choices: Taking It Day by Day and Kid By Kid

By Guest Blogger Greta W. Most of us 80’s kids grew up during a time when everyone went to a “neighborhood” school. I remember growing up in Pfafftown and going...

Fun Idea: Sensory Bins

By Kelly Gunzenhauser When my kids were younger, I needed to keep them busy one day, so I dumped their big Legos into a water table and poured water over them. I set it...

To Homeschool or Not

By Katherine Graham I have a fabulous kid that is miserable in his current educational setting. He attends an excellent school with great teachers. He has all that a...

Back to School Blues

By Karen Grossman, author of the blog Mom in the Muddle It’s August. My heart sinks when I see store shelves crammed with notebooks, pencils, lunchboxes, and various...

Keep Your Children Reading this Summer

By Jennifer Lockert As a teacher of young children a common question I get is, “How do I get my child reading over the summer?” All children desire and need...

How Do You Spell …

By Becky Spence, author of www.thisreadingmomma.com Becky is a teacher; turned stay-at-home mama (SAHM) of three little blessings. She is very passionate about literacy...

Fun Find: Africam.com

Have you heard of Africam?  This is the coolest thing to share with your kids!  I volunteered in my son’s classroom a few weeks ago and they were studying...