There are a number of ways you can save money at the grocery store, and they don't have to be all that complicated. 1. Leave your calculator at home. Don't assume that just because an item comes in a larger "value size" that it is actually less expensive per ounce. Make sure you take your […]
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Interactive math site
I just found this great math site with simply tons of high-quality interactive activities, ranging from basic skills like numbers, shapes, adding and subtracting, and telling time, to more advanced skills like rounding, fractions, ratios, and decimals. It is definitely worth checking out!
Teaching Kids Time Management with the 10 O'clock Rule
Dane Carlson posted a clever time-management tip from LifeClever.com. Although the post was originally written for the average working guy, I adapted it to fit the life of a typical homeschooler. The 10 O'Clock Rule Set your watch or your cell phone alarm to beep at 10 o'clock every night. Then, when your alarm […]
How to Teach Kids Financial Responsibility
Teaching kids financial responsibility is not easy. In today's world, where instant gratification is the norm, understanding the real value of money and the necessity of saving (translated as delayed gratification) is of immense importance. Kids need to learn that money doesn't grow on trees—it has to be earned through hard work. My husband and […]
Successful Zenni Optical Order #4
Jaden's glasses came in today, which brings our total number of successful eyeglasses orders from Zenni Optical to four! And yes, I know, the two pairs of glasses Jaden chose look very similar, but that was his choice. There is actually a difference between the two—in both shape and color—but it's difficult to tell at […]
Test Your Geography IQ
This game/quiz is similar to the European geography game I posted a while ago, but it covers the entire world, it's much more fast-paced, and it has a ton more levels. Check it out here! HT: Thanks, A Peas of my Life, for linking to this!