If you are a home schooling Mom, you are probably asked a lot why you homeschool. Truth is, there are a lot of reasons why Khari and I homeschool our girls. Yet, oftentimes when I struggle with answering the question fully…maybe because it is an ever evolving answer. So I thought I would start capturing… Read More Reason #1 – Morning Hugs
It has been a long time since I wrote a blog. My last post was actually on March 30th of this year. I woke up this morning with that on my mind – the fact that it had been so long since I did something that truly brings me joy. What happened? It wasn’t until… Read More When Things Fall Apart…Get Some Peeps!
NPR’s Podcast, 1A is one of my favorite things to listen to as I am driving from here to there. I truly appreciate discussions that grapple with some of today’s and Yesterday’s toughest topics in a civil and honest way. Recently they aired a podcast about how schools should teach slavery to students and featured… Read More Teaching About Slavery
As much as any of us don’t ever want to experience a less than thrilled student, it happens. Matter of fact it has been happening the past two days and it seems as though we can’t get into a good groove. Thankful for the wisdom and reminders A Homeschool Mom offers us all in her… Read More When The Kids Are Less Than Excited About School — A Homeschool Mom
Our adventures of being a vegan family has introduced us to many interesting and different flavors, textures, and foods. This past summer while vacationing in Myrtle Beach, SC, I ate a delicious pulled mock chicken salad that was made from jackfruit. It tasted delicious and the texture echoed that of pulled pork. Before that dish,… Read More Shredded Jackfruit Tacos — PETIT WORLD CITIZEN — The Nutritious Noodle
Being a homeschooling Momma, I am always curious to see how other moms like me get through their day. When I read this post I laughed, out loud, as so much of her day and internal thoughts resonated with mine. I guess there are some commonalities about this homeschooling gig, despite the who you are… Read More A Day in the Life of a Home Schooling Mum — The Non-Adventures of a Stay-at-Home Mum
Last week I took the kids to Toolfest, a Construction Career Exposure Event, located at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in downtown, DC. Niara is our resident Tinkerbell, and when I saw an ad for this free event I knew I had to take her. But she wasn’t the only Grant girl out their having… Read More On Your Mark, Get Ready, DRILL!
I am so grateful when some of the work has been done for me! I love using YouTube to help come alongside what I am teaching my kids. Unfortunately, I always remember YouTube as I am in the middle of a lesson. Often I am like, “Wait a minute, let me see it YouTube has… Read More Best Educational YouTube Channels for Kids — Bilingual Mami
I love reading a wide variety of things from books to blogs and everything in between! Reading allows me the opportunity to meet myself in different ways and broadens what I think about the world around me. Most times when I have a moment of downtime, you will find me reading. Here is what I… Read More What I’m Reading: On Thinking, Black Holes & Cartoons