Third kids are the Bomb!

A dear friend just had her third child, and while congratulating her, I told her repeatedly that third kids are the best.  And I really believe that. I also say that they should come with a clown nose. Because you are in the circus now and you gotta start juggling!

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Is starting school a milestone?

Life is full of milestones, walking, talking, even getting married. We don't do those at the exact same age, so why do we start school at the same age? Should we rethink educational milestones?

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The Homeschooler at the County Fair

Competing in the country fair became a wonderful addition to our homeschool art program, and helped my kids learn to win and lose. I entered too so I could display the traits I was trying to teach.

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Educating the Tortoise and the Hare at Home

Remember the story of the slow but steady Tortoise and the fast but lazy Hare? We are supposed to admire the tortoise’s persistence and admonish the rabbit for taking a rest, but is that the best way to see this lesson?

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Magic Monday: Buses

Look at this happy guy! Michelle’s kids have been using our Wonderful World curriculum and having a great time with it! While the lesson topic of “buses” might sound silly to an adult, for a kid, buses are amazing!

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