Nature · What Makes WonderHere Different

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...

1000 Hours Outside: The Importance of Playing Outside

Studies have shown that kids these days are spending around just four hours a week outside. Four hours. These same kids have parents who spent, on average, eight hours a week playing outdoors. We can all speculate and hypothesize what happened to cause such a shift in...

Moms, You Need A Time-Out!

Moms, You Need A Time-Out! If you are anything like me, you are running on next to nothing day-by-day. It’s only mid-week, but it feels like the Monday-est, Monday of all weeks. So many diapers and potty-training accidents. So many nights of interrupted sleep. Soooo...

Intentionality

Intentionality… the fact of being deliberate or purposive or the determination to act in a certain way. A few synonyms for this word are purposeful, intended, knowing, and conscious. Instead of having a New Year’s resolution at the beginning of the year, I...

5 Tips on Infusing Your Day With Play

Whether I’m talking about my almost two-year-old son, or the 4-14 year old students who take classes in our studio, or the children who use our curriculum, play is always on the forefront of my mind. Play is the stuff that childhood is made of. We say that if...

A Letter to Homeschool Moms & Dads

You wear many hats. Mom. Dad. Sibling-Referee. Bus-Driver. Entertainer. Chef. Night-Time Wrangler. Housekeeper. So many hats. But here you are, smiling (perhaps nervously or with naïve (or knowing) excitement), to take on one more still. Teacher. People shake their...

Favorite Thing #3: A Curriculum That You Can Believe In

Let me introduce to you the curriculum you’ve been waiting for! Unlike any other program out there, WonderHere’s Family-Style Curriculum invites your children between grades Kindergarten-5th grade to gather around the same table, to discover and explore beautifully...

Favorite Thing #2: Practical Tools

As a homeschooling parent, whether new or old (basically any parent at all, I know one thing is for sure… you have an abundance of STUFF. Lots and LOTS of stuff. And somehow, with each new school year, just like a national holiday, you seem to crazily collect...

Favorite Thing #1: Community

If there is one thing you should never do alone, it’s homeschool. Being a parent can be hard enough… but taking on the incredibly difficult (but absolutely worth-while) job of homeschooling may seem nearly impossible at times. It is necessary for you to surface...

Your Favorite Things Giveaway!

Hey Homeschool Heroes! Our WonderHere Team is busy behind the scenes preparing for our HUGE curriculum release party, and we wanted to celebrate in a BIG way! So, while we know much of the parenting population is just easing into summer mode, us homeschooling mamas...