Teaching kids to question authority isn't a bad thing. In fact, it's imperative that we do teach our kids to question authority, just not indiscriminately or with a rebellious attitude. "Just because someone says it, it doesn't make it true." This is something we tell our children at every opportunity. Whether we're reading a book, surfing […]
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For my 16-year-old daughter's junior/senior year, I put together a health and nutrition curriculum that includes hand-picked information covering a wide range of practical topics. By no means is it a standard health and nutrition curriculum, but it does cover the majority of topics covered by a typical high school health textbook (and many of those […]
I was a private piano teacher for 15 years, and in that time I saw a lot of kids whose parents were real assets to their learning experience; but I also saw many students who had parents that actually hindered their learning. So for those of you whose children are taking piano lessons, I offer this list of Do's and […]
Our first efforts to homeschool were a disaster but our child's experience in school made us reconsider our decision to chose homeschooling.
This is the first post in a series written by my good friend (and fellow homeschooler) Jennifer Bruce. Jennifer introduced me to essential oils while we were fostering our two boys last winter and we've been using oils ever since. (Note: This post contains affiliate links.) Over the course of this series, we'll be discussing the […]
If you have ever been stumped helping your homeschool do temperature conversions, then the Celsius and Fahrenheit conversion chart below will hopefully clear the air and make it easier for you and your child. The subject of temperature, boiling points, and Celsius vs. Fahrenheit arose during Jaden's science lesson today. It served as a reminder […]