Why education gaps don’t concern me

Why education gaps don’t concern me

CC Image courtesy of Robert S. Donovan on Flickr This article originally published July 25, 2014 and updated on February 5, 2019 Gaps in my children’s homeschool education don’t concern me. I hear homeschoolers express fear over the dreaded “gaps” in their child’s education all the time. It’s all over the internet, particularly rampant among newbie homeschoolers. But veteran homeschoolers are living in this fear as well. […]

Research says to delay academics!

Research says to delay academics!

CC image courtesy of Leslie on Flickr This article originally published November 13, 2015 and updated on February 4, 2019 Recently articles about this Stanford research keep popping up in my news feed. It says we’re sending our kids to school too early. And that is possibly why we have such a huge amount of attention deficit disorder diagnosed later. *NOTE: *I have edited this article to add […]

Teaching Textbooks 3.0 Review and Giveaway

Teaching Textbooks 3.0 Review and Giveaway

Full disclosure: Teaching Textbooks approached me and asked me to do this review and giveaway, in exchange for a level of their product for my son. But the opinions expressed here are entirely my own. My First Experience with Teaching Textbooks I have homeschooled my 2 kids (boy, 13 and girl, nearly 18) since the very beginning, and like every […]

Understanding and Adapting to the GDPR

Understanding and Adapting to the GDPR

  So, if you’ve not heard yet…there’s this new thing called the GDPR… Here’s a quick video that explains it well, if you prefer audio/video learning:     Even if you don’t own an online business or website, you’ve probably been made aware of the GDPR by the slew of emails that you received in May from all the places […]

Generation Genius

Generation Genius

I saw an ad in my Facebook feed today that intrigued me. An ad for a new video streaming service for science videos! Immediately got MY attention, especially with all the way cool experiments in the video! He’s called the Dancing Scientist, and here’s his YouTube channel. The service that he’s doing is called Generation Genius. After watching the ad […]

APP REVIEW: Dragonbox Math

APP REVIEW: Dragonbox Math

  Dragonbox ROCKS!! I have enjoyed these apps for years! I swear I enjoy the apps as much, maybe more than, my kids! If you haven’t heard of Dragonbox yet…its a company that gamifies math. Specifically algebra. They now also have other math games, it looks like. I’ve only played their algebra apps. But judging by the quality and fun […]

Easter funny

Easter funny

I just found this in my blog drafts…I apparently had written this up really quick on Easter so I wouldn’t forget it…then forgot to post it, woops!  Well, here it is…better late than never!! An Easter funny for your enjoyment: My 17yr old daughter is just as funny as her dad…just overheard: (Discussing dad needing to get up so the […]