What Makes Me An Eclectic Homeschooler

What Makes Me An Eclectic Homeschooler

Did you know that homeschooling isn’t just homeschooling? There are many types of homeschoolers and each homeschool looks different. When I first started out I would have called myself a Classical homeschooler. Now I would call myself more of an Eclectic Homeschooler. What exactly do these terms mean, and how do you know what type(…)

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Teaching With Movies

Teaching With Movies

Have you ever considered teaching with movies? Did you know they can be a great educational tool? Teaching with movies can enhance any curriculum or topic by bringing words and pictures to life. We all know I am largely in favor of using historical fiction as a means of teaching and enriching our children’s education.(…)

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Ava’s First Show and Tell

Ava’s First Show and Tell

On Monday night before settling Ava into bed, I had the task of helping her find her first “Show and Tell” item for preschool.  So I say to her “Ava what do you want to take to share with your friends?  How about a baby doll, or a favorite book?”  Standing in the middle of(…)

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Science Center

I decided to post a bunch of pictures I have taken from our local Science Center.  I have never been very impressed with the place because every time we went things were always broken and we never seemed to find activities that interested the kids.  Thus it has been a couple of years since we(…)

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What People Say About You

Leave a ONE WORD comment that you think describes me. It can only be one word. No more. Then copy and paste this on your wall so that I may leave a word about you. This should be interesting… When faced with this question, how do you think people would respond for you?  How would(…)

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Jonas Salk and Vaccines

Jonas Salk and Vaccines

So I just have to digress into a quick rant about the recent vaccine debates I have been subjected to recently.  There are a couple of e-mail loops I am on where the discussions have been not only heated, but cutting, rude, and even childish as times.  I get that many people feel VERY strongly(…)

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Why "Starts At Eight"

Not sure why the need to blog has come over me, but a few days ago it did.  There are not too many blogs that I even read myself..who would right?  We are all busy with our OWN lives!  I guess I am mostly doing this for me.  I have spent a lifetime writing in(…)

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