I realize that my children are young, but I decided we needed to learn about his grandparents and great-grandparents who served in the armed forces today. Understanding the service given by veterans helps us understand the freedom we truly enjoy came at a cost.Continue Reading
It is an unfortunate truth that we have to teach our kids about the horrors of the world, such as what happened in New York City on September 11, 2001. Doing so, however, should be a concept learned little by little, line upon line, as they grow. Here are some sensitive ways to teach about 9-11 .
You may not realize it but your kids are learning from your daily life. We have not been doing a lot of formal learning during our busy and fun summer months, but I’ve been amazed to recognize some of the unexpected ways my fifth grader has been learning from our daily life this summer.
I knew that our regular routines helped him learn, but the thing we do daily are helping him to become an educated, independent thinking individual. Here are a few ideas of what you can do to encourage your child’s learning opportunities on an everyday basis, especially if the or she is in elementary school.Continue Reading
We will be celebrating with a friends and family lunch and I have decided to be patriotic in honor of the upcoming holiday! What could be better than a fruit salad?
This is so easy, I almost feel silly posting it. But I want to share it because it is so delicious to have such a mix of fruit.