When Jenn was 14 months old, we started “tot school” where I introduced her to colors, shapes, numbers, and fascinating learning experiences. It deepened her understanding of how the world around her worked and fueled her ever-frowing curiosity. With wide eyes and a few squeals of fear, she learned about suction from a vacuum cleaner. […]
I am an unexpected homeschooler. We landed here, swiftly and without warning, almost four years ago. As a product of public schools and being a school psychologist, homeschooling was never on my radar. And yet here we are. When we first started homeschooling, like many, I attempted to recreate a version of school at home. […]
“I’m HUNNGRYYYY” cries my kindergartener as my almost 2-year-old melts down because she too thinks she is starving. Even walking into a favorite and beloved restaurant where we can immediately order at least one dish is never soon enough for my children who demand food now, now, now. With so many little mouths desperately waiting […]
I absolutely abhor spiders with every ounce of hot blood running through my body. However, my young children love all things that creep and crawl, so a spider thematic unit was a perfect impromptu learning week! Even if my own skin was crawling while making the printable pack and teaching them the fun, awesome, and really […]
From birth, the two aspects of development that are continual are language and aotor skills. Both are greatly influenced by each other and even more interestingly, music. Therefore, it is important to start developing a love for and involvement in music at birth and continue throughout life.