Having Fun with Food Labels

Since March was National Nutrition Month, you may have taught a lesson or two on nutrition. Or, maybe you just considered it. No matter what age your children are, there are ways to teach them about the foods and drinks that they consume each day and why they matter. One fun way to do this … Continue reading Having Fun with Food Labels

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Using Food to Create Memorable Lessons

One of the benefits of homeschooling that I really enjoy is the freedom to create lessons that go beyond the textbook page. Since our school days are not bound by rigid time constraints, we can explore topics in various creative ways. One way that has proven to form lasting memories for my children is the … Continue reading Using Food to Create Memorable Lessons

Getting Started and Staying Motivated

Whether you are beginning your first year of homeschooling or your fifth, getting started and staying motivated can be difficult. Sometimes we are not realistic in our expectations and begin the year with too many plans in place. We may sign our kids up for lots of extracurricular activities without realizing the time or mental … Continue reading Getting Started and Staying Motivated