Doctor Aviation: A Review

Doctor Aviation

  Dear Homeschooler, My husband has always been interested in aviation. He tells stories of his youth of his attempt to build his own aircraft, carefully measuring and crafting pieces out of plywood. I even believe at one point in high school he was aiming to become an aeronautical engineer.…

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My VIPKID Testimony

My VIPKID Testimony

I am a stay-at-home, homeschooling mama of 2. When my husband and I decided that it was time for me to quit my teaching job and homeschool our children, I was both excited and a little scared. Don’t get me wrong — I LOVE homeschooling my kids, and because of…

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Maple Leaves and Zoos

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This month, we … Spent 2 weeks with Grandma in Canada. This is the first trip the kids have gone on a trip without me. The had a blast playing with cousins, camping, looking for treasure at the beach, having a Canadian birthday party, swimming, biking, going to the aquarium,…

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Novare Science & Math: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler, Why is the sky blue? Can ray guns, light sabers, or photon torpedoes really be made? What causes the distant pavement on a highway to appear wet? Like most kids, mine ask questions constantly. I can answer some of them. Some I google (good ol’ technology!). Wouldn’t it be…

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Before You Turn On A Screen…

Before you turn on a screen

Dear Homeschooler, Ahhhhhh, summer! When we finished the last worksheet of the 2016 -2017 school year, we gladly fell into a week of blissful laziness — sleeping late, watching movies, playing with Legos and baby dolls, and eating easy finger foods for lunch. Eventually, we started planning our summer, knowing we couldn’t…

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Ancient China Resources

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Dear Homeschooler, The 2016 – 2017 year has come to a close for us, but we enjoyed our last few weeks of school with a unit study of Ancient China. I made it fun — full of activities and videos. General Resources The British Museum: Ancient China http://www.ancientchinalife.com/ http://www.historyforkids.net/ancient-china.html Free World Maps…

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Whistlefritz: A Review

Whistlefritz

Dear Homeschooler,  Hola. Como estás? Spanish is such a fun language. Plus, knowing a second language is such a useful skill to have. If you are part of the Dear Homeschooler community, you will know that my background in linguistics causes me to be rather drawn to language curricula; I…

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