I have to be genuine with you in stating that I must (absolutely MUST) blog some of this lessons learned stuff out of me. It's oozing out over the brim of my ever-waking thoughts. So, I must come out with some of it in today's blog post. The specific subject matter, in question, has everything … Continue reading Resuming the “Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student” Series
Children being active is about as natural of a basic tenet in life as they come. I'm constantly reminding myself of this very true fact, as Little Man starts his fifth-grade year of school. He'll be doing virtual school from home (through his magnet elementary school), and that makes it even more critical that I … Continue reading Back to Natural Basics – Reblog: Homeschooled, Not Housebound
Today, I decided to take a break from discussing new product development or productivity and linger a little on a subject that is near and dear to my heart . . . preparing for the beginning of the new school year. Yes, I said it. And, I wouldn't have even brought up the subject, but … Continue reading The Back-to-School Jitters
Part 9: Actually, let me back up just a little bit in my story's timeline. Honestly, my misplacement started well before the loss of the homeschooling opportunity. It started fairly early on in the course of teaching my son. During my time of homeschooling, I had multiple personal priorities that needed some managing and, therefore, … Continue reading Untitled Book #2 – Part 9
Part 8: Okay, so let me tell you what a void does in one's life. A void causes one to reflect on what's missing. And, I obviously had a professional gap that needed to be filled with whatever talents, skills, and abilities I thought I could bring to the table. Once I ended homeschooling, I … Continue reading Untitled Book #2 – Part 8
Well, it's another Monday in the neighborhood. And, I'm so ready to get your feedback on a few questions I have, regarding your young learners out there. As I mentioned in last Monday's post, I'll be spending the next few Mondays polling you wonderful people to find out some real-life answers to questions I have … Continue reading Polls for Week #1: What Activities Do Your Children Prefer?
Happy Friday! I have another goodie for you. The "Daily Activity Planning Sheet" is available for your immediate use. Just click on the link at the end of this post and you'll receive your instructions on how to download it. Now, this worksheet was designed with you in mind and will provide you, parents and … Continue reading Freebie Friday: Daily Activity Planning Sheet
I AM TOTALLY THRILLED to bring you Degrees of Maternity's second freebie! You can find the first one here, but this is the first ever freebie that highlights my daughter's, Toodlez', artistic talent. She created this child's activity booklet all by hand and it's simply a genius way to get children excited about future summer … Continue reading Freebie Friday: “The Shapes of Summer” Activity Booklet for Children
As I was thinking about better ways to be productive, I didn't envision throwing Little Man into the mix, but my son's productivity reflects highly on my productivity these days. And while he's home with me for the remainder of this school year, I'm finding that a child's schedule is in order. I guess I … Continue reading Productivity Tuesday: Creating Schedules for Children
I think we can all agree that we're finding ourselves in some extremely trying times right about now, and people are having to adjust their lives in a variety of different ways. Two of the major adjustments my family are facing right now come in the form of school and job changes. And in light … Continue reading What Learning Tools Do Your Children Need?