Charlotte Mason, Featured, General Tips, Mother Culture

How to Homeschool with Ambleside Online – And Love It!

Our family has been using Ambleside Online for the better part of a decade to structure our school days. There are many lovely Charlotte Mason based curricula available now, but this creation of committed homeschool families has been a gift to my family. Ambleside Online, like any other curricula, is not for every family or… Read More How to Homeschool with Ambleside Online – And Love It!

General Tips, Mother Culture

Why You Should Watch The Bright & Quirky Child Summit

Today is the start of the FREE 2019 Bright & Quirky Child Summit over on therapist Debbie Steinberg Kuntz’ site. The Bright & Quirky Child Summit hosts a lineup of nearly 30 education and parenting experts in video segments on a wide range of topics including parenting kids with ADHD, 2e (twice-exceptional), dyslexia or other learning differences.… Read More Why You Should Watch The Bright & Quirky Child Summit

Featured, General Tips, Podcasts, Science

Best Science Podcasts for Your Future Einstein or Edison

Science podcasts are awesome! I love to listen to all kinds of podcasts as I walk in my neighborhood. My son also loves to listen to podcasts on his Google Home at bedtime. “Hey Google, play “BirdNote” podcast!” If you are a fan of nature, technology, space and how the brain works, here are a few… Read More Best Science Podcasts for Your Future Einstein or Edison

Featured, General Tips, Web Safe & Smart

KonMari Checklist for Your Digital Clutter

KonMari, Marie Kondo’s tidying method, has taken the world by storm thanks to her recent Netflix series. Perfectly timed to reach us at our most overindulged moment after the holidays, she is responsible for booming Goodwill donations and sparking joy all over the place. But while she does wonders with our closets and cabinets, our… Read More KonMari Checklist for Your Digital Clutter

Featured, General Tips, Web Safe & Smart

Tech Habits for the New Year: Internet Safety First

Surfing the web without safeguards is asking for trouble. In the new year, put Internet safety first! Our kids are growing up as digital natives–modern technology has always been a part of their lives. We parents, however, are digital immigrants–learning a new land and language as we go. I would never claim to have Internet… Read More Tech Habits for the New Year: Internet Safety First