Early Learning

STEM For Your Early Learner

STEM For Your Early Learner By Gail Heaton

At national levels of education, we are currently seeing a push to educate and graduate students with a strong core knowledge in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math. Some experts in the field of education claim that without a…Read
Hey, Mom! I’m Bored!

Hey, Mom! I’m Bored! By Gail Heaton

A better idea than an "I'm Bored" chore list!
Oh, those sweet words every parent longs to hear. Not. “Hey Mom! I’m bored. What can I do?” Lucky for you, you probably don’t hear this from your early learner yet, but ask a parent who hears that over and over again and they will tell…Read
A Recipe for Poetry Appreciation

A Recipe for Poetry Appreciation By Jamie Gross

Cultivating a taste for poetry is as easy as pie with these simple steps!
Poetry appreciation can be a lot like that recipe you’ve been eyeing in your favorite cookbook. You know the one I mean. It looks delicious, but it seems so time-consuming and difficult. Besides that, it will require a trip to the…Read
Choosing Rhythms in Homeschool Life

Choosing Rhythms in Homeschool Life By Gail Heaton

We all need one.
When I was a young homeschooling mom, I had a big fear when I was out in public with my children. It went something like this: I’d be in the supermarket checkout line playing over an imaginary conversation that might result from the…Read
Artistry Abounds!

Artistry Abounds! By Karen Doll

Practical ideas for inspiring creativity
“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Genesis 1:1 Thankfully, we are created in God’s image. What does that mean? Simply put, we are a creative people. The beauty of creating—the beauty of art—is a precious gift.…Read
Play: Just for the Fun of It

Play: Just for the Fun of It By Susan Stewart

“I don’t want to go outside,” my grandkids moaned. Outside they went just the same. For the next two hours, I listened as they ran, giggled, and played. Spring has arrived. Where are you and your young ones? Sequestered indoors or…Read
Discovering Science With Your Preschooler

Discovering Science With Your Preschooler By Susan Stewart

I sat on the porch step as two-year-old Alyson brought me rocks. They weren’t particularly spectacular rocks. Just driveway rocks. But for Alyson they were special. They were rocks she had picked out and wanted to keep. Soon Alyson’s…Read
Stretched Thin

Stretched Thin By Melanie Hexter

Dear Mother of Young Ones, I’ve heard you and your husband have been blessed with several children: one who is now school-age, a toddler, and a newborn baby. Your fears concerning how to teach the oldest at home while juggling the…Read

Preschool 101 By Tori Rollins

<Myth Alert> Put your children in preschool and they will succeed in kindergarten. If they succeed in kindergarten then they will do better in grade school. Grade school success means getting ahead in high school, and being at the top in…Read