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Playing Games | Part I

I really love playing games with my kids for their educational value. I am so happy that we are (mostly) out of the toddler stage so we can play real games together. 903 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

Citizens of the World

I live in the United States of America. I have lived here all of my life. I was born and raised in Maryland and have lived most of my life in here in Maryland. 1,140 more words


Create a Savings Story - Win $1,000

America Saves Week – February 27-March 4 –  is an annual celebration to promote savings. This year, you can get some great savings tips and also enter the #ImSavingFor contest. 227 more words

Teachable Moments

Naming Our Children (It’s Not a One-Time Event)

When our children are born, we give them a name. Some of us decide on names for our kids a lot easier than others of us. 628 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

The Strange Metamorphosis of Me

For the past couple of years I’ve been dealing with some medical issues that, until now, have been a minor nuisance at best. As whatever this is has progressed, I find myself now in a strange, uncomfortable place. 551 more words

Deep Thoughts

Chasing Sparks

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” — William Butler Yeats

On our worst homeschool days, hairstyling attempts with glue, fights over blocks, and a busted toilet sabotage all semblance of curriculum. 1,097 more words


Take Your Child to a Library This Week

I love libraries! And, the first week of February is a fun week for children’s authors like me – It’s Children’s Authors & Illustrators Week. 76 more words

Teachable Moments