Socializing Homeschool Children

Social Skills and the Homeschool Family One of the biggest things people assume about homeschooled children is that they are unsocialized. Social skills are more important to some people than quality education! It is often one of the first comments I receive about homeschooling. Well, anyone who … [Read more...]


We are Delaying Kindergarten and That is OK

It's the normally accepted milestone for a 5-year-old. It's time to start Kindergarten. Not for us. Not this time. My daughter has special needs. It is a fact that we came to terms with when she was 18 months, but it is also something we have to mourn almost daily. This year she is 5. The first … [Read more...]


10 Monkeys Math World Review

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by 10monkeys.com All opinions are my own.For more information please see out Disclosure Policy.   Math can be easy and fun for some children. Others, it is a dreaded subject. All of the numbers, so many little things to learn, and each skill builds to … [Read more...]


Keeping Busy and Media Free Summer Activities

Summer is a lazy time for parents and children alike. A time to sleep in, a time to relax, a time to refresh. For many families, this time is also filled with television, computers and video games. While in moderation there is nothing wrong with these, we also want to be sure our children are … [Read more...]


DIY Toy Cookie Jar

One of the things we are working on with Little C is her Fine Motor Skills. All those muscles in her hands are crucial in activities as she grows. Her Occupational Therapist suggested making a slotted jar for her to work with.  Since we have a toy cookie set, I decided that a toy cookie jar would be … [Read more...]