We stopped at our local used book store this week and I spent the last $8 of my birthday money on some used book for the kids. I love when I find the clearance rack full of good reads. Here's what I picked up. All the books except for Inkheart were only 50 cents each, […]
Archives for March 2010
I'm ecstatic that all three of my children like to read, but I've noticed that they tend to gravitate toward the same kinds of books time after time. So for our next 6-week school term, I decided to help them expand their book repertoire a bit. I still gave them some freedom in choosing which […]
If you saw the abbreviations EXPY, JCT, MTN and BLVD, you'd likely have no problem understanding what they mean.
But would your children know?
I was reminded tonight of one of my all-time favorite websites for learning about practically anything — HowStuffWorks.com. We've used this site to learn about atoms, the stock market, the inner workings of a toilet, and even guns and ammo. Not only are the articles well-written and easy-to-understand, many include animations to help demonstrate […]