I know you’ve probably been hearing a lot about the many benefits of coconut oil. I want to give a different angle to the facts–my personal use and results. I’d like to tell you about my favorite use for coconut oil – oil pulling. But, first…a personal confession: I don’t have good teeth. Genetics played […]
Wait, wait, I’m not talking revisionist history here, not about “taking sides” or rewriting it to suit our purposes…I’m talking about historical fiction. Many years ago I discovered this genre when I had a daughter who loved to read and was bored to tears with history. In that ever-seeking way that many of us homeschooling […]
Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #130!
I have to admit that being a student of STEM subjects and “best teaching practices” is a very new topic for me. It was only this past year, as a matter of fact, that I realized just how interested our youngest daughter was in science and technology (the S and T in STEM). (Yes, she […]
Standardized tests assess how your children are doing in comparison with others in the same grade level. There are many tools available, and some factors that homeschoolers should keep in mind when considering how ~ and if ~ to administer them. Understanding how well your child is learning, and how to tell if they’re ready […]
Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #129!
I’d be a millionaire if I had a dime for everyone who contacted me with fear in their eyes and panic in their voices because…it was time to do a high school transcript! OK, to be fair, I once felt the same way. As a matter of fact, when we first started homeschooling, I had […]
Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr Day, a Federal holiday celebrated annually on the third Monday in January. Dr. King’s actual birthday is January 15, but the date we recognize it was set by the Uniform Monday Holiday Act (yes, really, Congress took the time to legally decide that…). Anyway, while some people take the […]
Welcome to Coffee and Conversation #128 – and what a treat we have for you today! Multicultural Children’s Book Day is coming up (check back here on January 27!) and in doing some research for that event (you know me – into anything book-related) my youngest daughter and I happened upon a wonderful author. As a […]
As hard as it is for me to believe, another year has come and gone. We so appreciate your gracious words to us this past year, and grateful you’ve taken time out of your busy schedules to read ours… We thought we’d share with you some of the posts that y’all seemed to come to […]