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Helpful Resources for Visual Learners

My first grader is a visual learner. She loves to read, enjoys doodling, and uses pictures, images, and objects to grasp material she is trying to understand. In my first post, I gave a basic run down on the three different types of learning styles. In this post, I will focus on how to assist […]

What’s next after high school?

The idea of my kids in college sends cold shivers down my spine. Not because of the parties and being thousands of miles away from home. Well…maybe a little of that…I did go to Florida State University! Mostly because of the steep costs associated with higher education and worrying if I will ever be on track […]

Journey of a Working-Homeschool-Mom

I never set out to be a homeschooler. In fact, I was really proud of our planned education track for my first born. She “won the lottery” and got spot in one of the “feeder” preschools for a very prominent DC-area private school. I was excited for her future knowing that she was on the […]

Not Your Birthday

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he’ll learn fast enough to speak. My fav Benjamin Franklin quote Most people know Franklin as one of our Founding Fathers and also from his scientific experiments with electricity. But yesterday we were able to take a morning to not only learn about this renaissance man, but celebrate […]

Simple Path to Happiness?

Most of us hope that our children will have a happy and fulfilling future. We do our best to give them a good education, instill strong values, and get them on a road that leads to a (hopefully) productive life. But what if there is a scientifically proven formula for happiness? Would it change how […]