technology

I love it. It’s exciting. I can’t wait to have my consciousness downloaded into the cybernetic brain of an anatomically correct android. via GIPHY That being said, I have decided, and my hubby agrees that Jack should have handwriting before he has a tablet. What do you guys think? What’s the screen time policy at […]

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Jack turned four last weekend, and we celebrated with pizza, cake, ice cream, balloons, presents, and MONSTER JAM! We had a total blast, and as of yesterday, we’re still recovering. My plan, (don’t laugh) now that Jack is four, is to start making him sit for practical homeschool lessons. We’ve been focusing on letters and […]

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Lately, when Jack wakes up instead of heading straight for the T.V. he will head over to his school area and start playing. He likes to pretend he’s painting classic paintings. But he also does a little coloring of his own. He also likes playing and pretending to play his daddy’s melodica. Pretending, using his […]

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1. Keep it short. If your child can’t sit still long, give her short lessons. Until 4th grade, there really is no reason to go beyond 15-20 minutes EVER. Oh I know you might have curriculum that suggests otherwise. I would suggest you find a different curriculum. Young kids (especially boys) should have short andΒ […] […]

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Ok, if you’ve been following along with this blog you know I’ve been struggling to decide between traditional school and homeschool for Jack (who’s 3). This decision has been weighing heavily on my mind, but I have finally agreed with the support of my husband to homeschool Jack. As parents, we do have a choice […]

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With everything going on in the world right now it’s almost too much for an empathic person like me to bear. But I do bear it, typically by bottling it up, or compartmentalizing it, or writing about it. Now, that I have a child of my own, I try to focus on the change I […]

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