Home Educating During the Coronavirus

Home Educating During the Coronavirus

We are living in such an unusual time. A scary time for many. A word that most had never even heard of (unless they spent time reading the back of a Lysol can) has been a game changer in lives all over the entire world. Coronavirus. Who knew one word can put so much fear and make so many changes to what we know of as “everyday life”. It seems as every day, there are new protocols and new restrictions. One thing that has seemed to remain is the fact that many parents are now learning how to homeschool their children. Sure, teachers may be sending online support but parents are still having to find ways to make home educating work (and entertain) outside what the public schools offer.

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Helping Your Baby “Reach” the Milestone

Helping Your Baby Reach Their Developmental Milestones

Around the age of four months, babies begin to reach for and grasp objects. This occurs when the baby’s eyes begin to focus and work together to gain depth perception. This is the age where you need to beware of broken necklaces and earrings being ripped from the ear. They WILL grasp at anything and everything they have in reach.

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Practicing Math Skills in a FUN Way!

Practicing Math Skills 

Summer is over and math homework will be beginning soon or has already started. As you look around to find some math manipulatives to use to help your child with their math homework, here are some math games you can play at home with children. Some games use math websites, others use board games, ball game math, and simply using food.

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We Now Have a Kindergarten Graduate

It Wasn’t Easy But We Officially Have a Kindergarten Graduate

For those who follow my blog pretty closely, you will know we have a sweet little six-year-old. We had the privilege to be her foster parents from the time she was 19 months old until we became her official parents in February of 2017. It hasn’t always been an easy process but OH, SO REWARDING! You can read her story HERE.

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National Tiger Sanctuary in Saddlebrooke, MO

Unforgettable Experience at National Tiger Sanctuary in Saddlebrooke, MO

Do you love going to see the animals at the zoo? Do you ever come upon an enclosure where the animals are active? It’s a rare thing to see truly active animals at a zoo. Most of the time, we spend our time trying to search in the grass to see where the animals are hiding! At the National Tiger Sanctuary, you see the behind the scenes and learn a whole lot about big cats!

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