• Growing Mighty Oaks

    In the fall, my husband and kids were playing at a local park and started picking up acorns off the ground. They came home excited to research how to prepare the acorns for planting. So my garage fridge stored a gallon bag of dirt and acorns through the winter. Early February, they pulled out the… Read more

  • How to Create a Homeschooling Workstation

    How to Create a Homeschooling Workstation

    Twas the night before our first day of homeschooling all through the house, the children were bustling, the pencils were sharpened and the school books were ready. As an educator for over two decades, I am taking this launch with the frame of mind to KEEP IT SIMPLE! I love opening a classroom in the… Read more

  • Learning Strategy: Post it Notes

    Learning Strategy: Post it Notes

    Learn anything in a specific order using this Post-It note learning strategy. Read more

  • Word of the Year: Commitment

    Word of the Year: Commitment

    Pick a words of the year to bring new focus and clarity to next 365 days. Read more

  • Learning Strategy: Kinesthetic Counting

    Learning Strategy: Kinesthetic Counting

    Cultivating curiosity about number sense by using a simple task of washing hands. Read more

  • Unexpected Changes

    Unexpected Changes

    It is mid-year. It is not an ideal time to change schools. Yet, circumstances don’t always line up with what is ideal in my perspective. We have chosen to continue our kids’ education by joining a Classical Conversations community in our town. I had a morning coffee interview with my son’s director, and then my… Read more