Dear Channie, I am a brand new homeschooler (we started in October of last year. I pulled him out of school). He is a single child and for the most part we are adjusting to it well. One of the challenges I am facing is helping him keep all his papers in order. His stuff… Read More Dear Channie: Help Me Keep My 7 Year Old Organized!!
On of the girl’s favorite Christmas presents this year was a collection of Sage Carrington books. My mom’s neighbor happens to know the author, Justin Scott Parr, and gave an autographed set to my girls. He even happens to be from my hometown, DC! This was our first time meeting Sage and joining her on… Read More Sage Carrington Books: Adventure STEM Books for Young Learners
Christmas showered our family with lots of board games. I love board games and have been looking forward to the day where we could have a successful (no melt-downs) family game night. This week was it. We pulled out one of my all-time favorites,Operation (click the pic above for details), and huddled around our coffee… Read More Operation: This Week’s Happy
I just finished reading this post and am inspired to tackle the mounds of books and toys around the house. What a great idea! Love the pics in this post as well. Monthly Toy Bins and my fight against clutter – http://wp.me/p7rgSC-7
One of the most exciting things a parent can do is re-walk the past with their children. That is exactly what Khari and I did this week with our girls. We took them home. Not home to Brooklyn where their dad was born. Not to my many homes (as an Army Brat you homes along the… Read More Going Home
Wow! Khari and I were first introduced to LXD years ago through the show, So You Think You Can Dance. We became instant fans. I loved seeing the variety of dance styles merging and supporting one another and Khari appreciated the ‘comic-book’ feel that is always present in the performances. When I found this TedTalk… Read More Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (LXD): This Week’s Inspirational Hour
I am always on the lookout for free online programs for the girls. So when I discovered this list of 11 Free Reading Websites I instantly checked it out. My girls absolutely love stories (they get it from their momma!!). I encourage you to check out the blog and visit each of the sites to… Read More 11 Free Reading Websites