Every now and then you hear an amazing story in the news of an exceptional preschooler who comes up with an amazing idea on how to show compassion to others. As a parent you marvel with wonder, asking yourself, what are they doing that I’m not? If you have a preschooler like mine, you have … Continue reading 5 Ways to Teach Compassion to your Preschooler
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Here are my top reasons why a co-op is an important addition to your homeschooling routine!
Just in the past few months of my parenting journey, I've realized, my children are capable of being helpful. Amazing! I found, though, that we all need a little practice and prompting to help grow the habit of helpfulness. That being said, I am all about easy. I don't want a crazy complicated chore board. I … Continue reading Free Printable and Editable Toddler Chore Chart
In “my old life” (pre-kids) I worked for four years in a inner city failing Title I school that was primarily populated by African American children. I taught special education. I entered my new career as a teacher with only a provisional teaching license. I was entirely clueless, only armed with my eager willingness to … Continue reading Perspective I Gained from Teaching
Once you share with your friends and family that you are homeschooling one of the first questions that comes up, is what does your week look like? Honestly, I also am super curious to know what other Mom's are doing. It's so hard, especially when you first start to know what your day should look … Continue reading Our Kindergarten Homeschool Routine
Growing up is hard to do. That's what they say right? They must have meant watching kids grow is hard to do. Watching your kids grow forces us to rip the emotional bandaid off over and over. Push them kids ahead when everything in you wants to hold them tight. You gotta embrace the next … Continue reading Kindergarten Part 2: A New Season
In a few short weeks our oldest son begins Kindergarten. His preschool years are over (insert crying emoji). He graduates into the world of learning, schedules and heightened expectations! OH MY! Since about the time Isaac turned three I started to contemplate our school options. In today's climate school feels complicated, just visit any park … Continue reading Kindergarten Part 1: Five reasons why we are Homeschooling