People consider homeschooling their children for a myriad of reasons.
Something that used to be considered “off the beaten path” has become more mainstream in recent years and is a viable option for many – especially those with diverse learning needs.
With the question of whether schools will reopen in the fall (and if so, what will that look like?), many parents are considering homeschooling their children for the very first time. Read more
The coronavirus crisis has turned lives and livelihoods upside down.
All of a sudden parents have found themselves at home, often with zero support, trying to balance both work and educating their children.
With the threat of COVID-19 looming overhead, many parents are facing school closures and extended time at home with the kiddos. Screens may be your go-to solution for keeping kids occupied during this uncertain time.
The truth is that screens CAN be a great option, as long as they are used in moderation.
Raising teens is tricky business.
Teens are in this weird transition space where they aren’t really kids anymore, but they aren’t really adults yet either.
On one hand, we want to shield them from the evils of this world for as long as we possibly can. On the other hand, we want to do our part to make sure they become happy, healthy, well-adjusted adults.
That means we can’t treat them like kids, because they’re not. Read more
Watching your child wrestle with tough emotions and struggle through anxiety is so difficult. As parents, we just want to take away their pain.
We want to help.
The best way we can do that is to be informed. Recognize the signs of anxiety and make sure you follow up with their primary care provider if you ever suspect more than a standalone stress episode. Read more
The ability to read opens up a world of possibilities for a child of any age.
Diving into a great story offers an experience unlike any other. Your child can escape to a faraway land, become a prince or princess with a fairytale ending, or even save the world from an evil villain plotting destruction and doom. And it can all be done from the comfort of home!