FIVE Early Literacy Activities for your Learner!

Hey there, friends! Do you have a young child at home who is ready to take that leap into early literacy, but you’re not quite sure where to start? We at WonderHere believe that it is so very important to introduce early literacy concepts simply and gently, in a...

Stay in Community with Encouraging Dads & Moms ZOOM Calls!

Join WonderHere Dad, John Midura, on Wednesdays at 9:30 AM to connect with other fathers via ZOOM calls! John will be hosting this weekly conversation as an opportunity for dads to discuss this “new normal”, share how they are doing with parenting and...

The Beauty of “Yes”

What a week it’s been! Are you sure it is only Wednesday?? Well, I wanted to take a break from the virus news- the sample schedules for your days, the ideas of activities to do with your children, all the how-to make time pass suggestions, and so much more (but...

Project-Time • What Makes WonderHere Different

WonderHere is ALL ABOUT Phenomena-Based Learning (PBL – also known as “project-based learning”) and I am so excited to share with you what exactly this means and how we make it happen on the daily through our curriculum and in our classes! As your...

Parenting a Difficult Child

I have a confession to make. I, myself, was a difficult child. I know, I know… for those of you who know me now as an adult, you are completely SHOCKED! (Well… those of you who TRULY know me really well may actually NOT be shocked ;)… Either way, it is true. I was...

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...

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...