Homeschooling

Thinking about homeschooling or know someone who is? It’s a big decision with much to consider. Here are some tips for homeschooling your kids.

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Summer 2015 Toddler Reading Guide

You should have seen my husband bursting with pride after my two year old requested to dance to “All Things Go” (more commonly known...
Traveling With Kids: How To Download Free Audiobooks

Traveling With Kids: How To Download Free Audiobooks

When we flew to Texas the other month I was a Nervous Nelly about occupying my kids on the airplane. Exactly what do you...
5 Ideas for Stay-at-Home Moms on Take Your Daughter to Work Day

5 Ideas for Stay-at-Home Moms on Take Your Daughter to Work...

As a stay-at-home mom, it's easy to think that Take Your Daughter to Work Day on April 23rd might not "work." But there's no reason...
5 Books To Teach Children About Martin Luther King

5 Books To Teach Children About Martin Luther King

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on January 19th, we've rounded up five books to teach your children about this amazing man who...
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Janod Magnetibook Alphabet Review (VIDEO)

Recently one of our Baby Gizmo editors discovered a great learning tool for boosting her daughter's spelling skills. Janod's Magnetibook Alphabet is one of...
26 Alphabet Books for Your 3-6 Year Old

26 Alphabet Books for Your 3-6 Year Old

We have an alphabet lover in our house. Every time we go to the library he asks for more ABCs, more ABCs, MORE ABCs!...
Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

Our first official day of homeschool preschool is September 3rd! With a 4 year old (and a 2 year old tagging along) our focus will...
Our Top 10 Library Books From the Summer Reading Program

Our Top 10 Library Books From the Summer Reading Program

Did you and your littles participate in your local summer reading program? We did! It was a wonderful weekly commitment to: visit our library, find...
Back-To-School Shopping For Mom!

Back-To-School Shopping For Mom!

Back-to-school season is in full swing!!! Here in the Northwest we don't begin classes until after Labor Day, but the stores are full of supplies...
Hatch a Butterfly With Your Family

Hatch a Butterfly With Your Family

Ready to spend $20 on the best little bit of family fun? Yes? Alright ... place your order for a Live Butterfly Garden! The Live Butterfly...
Our Favorite Books for Summer (or anytime!) Reading

Our Favorite Books for Summer (or anytime!) Reading

  Summer vacation -- a time for families to enjoy road trips, splashing in the pool, camping under the stars, and backyard barbeques. It's also...
The Top Six Challenges of Homeschooling

The Top Six Challenges of Homeschooling

When you think of homeschooling your children, what sounds like the most difficult part?  Choosing curriculum?  Creating lesson plans?  Recalling long-forgotten skills like multiplying...