Parents who eagerly wait for baby’s first tooth to show can suddenly find themselves eagerly searching for teething remedies instead. Teething is the first growth of a baby’s teeth. It generally occurs in babies between six and nine months of age. It’s an important part of growing from an infant into a toddler, but can…Read More Teething Remedies that Soothe Baby, and Mom Too!
I have been reading a great homeschooling book called Leadership Education: The Phases of Learning by Oliver DeMille. I wanted to share a great idea that was in that book that rewards your children for good behavior. It’s called the bean jar. In the book they call it the “Bean-Counter Game”. We are just calling…Read More The Bean Jar
I never set out to give my toddlers chores to do. You might be thinking, “That’s too young! Toddlers can’t do chores!” That’s what I thought too, that is until I was constantly tripping over my boys while trying to do my own household chores. Let’s face it, toddlers want to help mom, even when…Read More Teaching Toddlers to do Household Chores
Has your preschooler ever wondered what happened to the ice cubes in his cold drink? They were there before, but now they’re gone! Have you ever warned your preschooler to eat her Popsicle quickly, before it melted? You may have been too busy wiping up melted red Popsicle to explain why it melted before she…Read More Why Do Ice Cubes Melt? Science for Preschoolers
A lot of homeschooling moms worry that their preschooler won’t learn to read when they are “supposed to.” The fact is that if you are homeschooling, your child certainly does not need to learn to read at a certain age. There is nothing wrong, however, with introducing some fun phonics games to your preschool aged…Read More 5 Fun Phonics Games for Preschool