Tag Archives

Nature Questions

This summer, we have had two different types of birds visiting our front porch. Each chose a different corner of the porch to build a nest – a good safe place out of harm’s way. Or so we thought. Birds #1 The first pair of parents were Carolina Wrens. They build a more enclosed nest, so we couldn’t see the hatchlings very well. But

Read More »


Usborne Earth and Space

If you want to study the earth and stars with your little ones (1st-3rd grade), a good book to start with is Earth and Space, part of the Usborne Starting Point Science series. Written by Susan Mayes and Sophy Tahta, each page of this book contains a limited amount of text and brightly colored illustrations, making it a fun book to read together while

Read More »


Homeschooling Your Preschooler

If you have a preschooler, you may be wondering if you should be starting a formal schooling program with your child. At what age should he learn to write, read, or count? Are you already behind with his lessons? How greatly will your decisions now impact his education in the future? If you want to homeschool your preschooler, just take a deep breath —

Read More »


Your Local Library – Homeschooling Resource

Like many homeschooling families, we are primarily a one-income family on a tight budget. Purchasing curriculum for multiple grade levels can be expensive, especially if you are purchasing it all new. One way we save on curriculum costs is by utilizing one of my favorite resources – our local library. Depending on the curriculum you’re using, you might be able to find books from

Read More »


css.php