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Homeschooling The Preschool Years

Homeschooling: The Preschool Years

I fancy myself a “seasoned” homeschool mom. I’m now on my fourth child beginning his homeschooling journey, which gives me one in preschool, one first-grader, one fifth-grader, and one sixth-grader. My oldest is always my guinea pig, whether we like it or not. I most often see what works with him, then try to replicate […]

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Kids Don’t Hate Math

As you can imagine, as the proprietor of a math learning center, I spend a fair bit of time interacting with new students who are somewhat reluctant to think they could ever enjoy mathematics. Usually some ice breaking is necessary, and I find it’s always helpful to start a conversation with topics a person likes […]

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Hotel Can’t Afford Ya

My parents never took me on vacation. Well, not in the summer anyway. And certainly nowhere exotic, fancy or far away. Hotels, beach houses, chalets, cabins in the woods? Those were all for rich people. I grew up hearing stories of how my classmates celebrated their summers, vacationing with family. This was a completely foreign […]

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Learning Rx: A Review of the Cognitive Skills & Brain Training Facility

“He’ll grow out of it,” they said. They being every friend, colleague, teacher, counselor, or stranger in the grocery store line I confided in with my worries about my son’s seeming stubbornness about doing school work. Despite testing into our school’s gifted program and usually topping his class scores in reading and math, my younger […]

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Bullying: How to Help if Your Child is a Victim

The past week has had me thinking about bullies a lot…and sadly not because I just watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, although that program serves as a case study in bullying and toxic masculinity. From the moment Rudolph comes into the world, even his own father expresses shame over the fact that he looks different. […]

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Join the Music Fun at Kindermusik with Anne Hendrix!

Kindermusik is an international music and movement program for children newborn to six. Each minute of class facilitates your child’s musical, language, cognitive, physical, social and emotional development. We provide amazing online home materials – music, stories, educational games and crafts to continue the fun and learning at home. Our 45-minute classes meet weekly and […]

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