My youngest yelled at me today. He refused to participate in the lesson, told me he would never do it and said it was too hard. I could have gotten angry and, two weeks ago, I may have, but I did not yell – I hugged. I saw deeper than the anger to his broken … More Sadness Looks like Anger
Show of hands, how many of your kids are at home right now asking you for a snack? Show of hands, how many of your kids asked for a snack one minute ago? Show of hands, how many of your kids asked for a snack two minutes ago? My hand was up for all three … More Entering the Real World
We all respect teachers more right now. I know I do. I have a change of latitude . . . or attitude . . . maybe both. Gosh I love a cheesy theme! Come along with us as we learn about maps and coordinates. From math to geography to art we plot our lesson course. … More A Change of Latitude
I tried it. I tried to write lesson plans by the day and it worked – our schedule works, but I prefer a theme. I’m a theme teacher/parent. So, I’m taking back the theme for this week and what better theme to start with than germs. I will still break things down by older and … More You Can't Touch This
Here we are. Week one almost behind us. I am going to celebrate by getting outside, eating snacks, and a few more hands-on projects revolving around geography. Come travel the globe with us . . . from your house of course – the CDC frowns upon other travel at this time. Scavenger hunt (make your … More FriYay
Yep. It’s here and we are one day away from finishing week one! What have you enjoyed. What has driven you to your drink of choice the most? Start today with this yummy Smoothie recipe then jump into today’s fun with science projects and games that literally encourage your kids to run around the house. … More Thirsty Thursday
Another day and things are starting to feel more normal . . . lessons for elementary school kids so mom & dad can work while they learn! … More Onward – What day is it?