Do you have kids who consider school to be a form of torture?
You always wanted to be a fly on the wall of my homeschool, right? Well, here’s your chance! I want to encourage all you homeschool moms who are educating little boys and little girls who despise school. These are kids who’d rather go to the dentist to have their teeth scraped and picked than to sit and do a page of math problems. Continue reading
When it comes to purchasing educational toys for your kids, I have a suggestion. If your son or daughter is interested in realistic toys (like cookware or tools), I would suggest that you forget all the glitzy toy versions. We’ve spent more money on pint-sized kitchen items and tiny tools than I care to remember. In nearly every case, these little toys did not entertain for long, and in many cases, they just frustrated the kids. That child-sized “real” sewing machine was so annoying, it nearly insured my daughters would never sew again. The mini-bake oven was pitiful. My sons’ little tools weren’t strong enough to build anything. They just broke. Continue reading