The Importance of Nature in Learning

Nature was in the beginning and nature is a constant that provides us as people with nourishment, a sense of depth and vastness, and an abounding beauty that encircles us. It only makes sense that, while educating our children, nature takes center stage and is a part...

Calling Out Goodness

Friends, we know 2020 has been a very different year… to say the least. It’s a year marked by words like discomfort, uncertainty, loss, disappointment, unprecedented (raise your hand if you’re as tired of that word as we are!). You may feel stuck in these feelings, or...

A Montessori Home & Homeschool

A Montessori Home & Homeschool “Supposing I said there was a planet without schools or teachers, study was unknown, and yet the inhabitants—doing nothing but living and walking about—came to know all things, to carry in their minds the whole of learning: would you...

Play: The Important Work of a Child

You may have heard it said that play is vital for a child’s development. Even the American Association of Pediatrics has done studies on the effect of play on cognitive development. They found that play links to social skills, gross and fine motor skills, problem...

Establishing Routines and Rhythms That Work For You

Schedules, alarm clocks, Happy Planners, checklists . . . parents everywhere have been managing schedules and trying to fit children into them since the beginning of time. The only thing that has really changed is now we have so many fancy apps and new resources to...

Morning Baskets: Beginning Your Day Peacefully

There’s nothing harder than you and your children waking up and feeling the need to be “ON” right away. Soon come the questions… “Mommy, what are we doing today?” “Daddy, can I watch TV?” “What’s for...

Kids can create their own Math-Tropolis!

Math projects are an amazing way for children, of all ages, to practice math skills while creating and applying those skills to real life. The Math-Troplis Math Project creates a fun and engaging way for children to practice their math skills within the Government...

This is How We Homeschool: The Galletta Family

Whether this is your first year or your tenth year, homeschooling is an ever-evolving thing. Yes you’ll find your style and your routines, but as your kids grow… so will you! If you know us, you know we like to support homeschooling families with practical...

This is How We Homeschool: The Toman Family

Whether this is your first year or your tenth year, homeschooling is an ever-evolving thing. Yes you’ll find your style and your routines, but as your kids grow… so will you! If you know us, you know we like to support homeschooling families with practical...