Category Archives: Homeschool

5 Great Toys to Get Your Kids Brain Tickin

Andrew B. Myers When your kid wants to watch My Little Pony for the zillionth time, take a breath and substitute one of these brain-boosters instead. 1. Maker Lab | $20 Becoming an engineer means looking at the world with resourceful eyes—particularly when spying a shelf full of office supplies. With help from the Smithsonian […]

5 Reasons I Homeschool My Kids (By A Surprisingly Sane Mom)

Picture yourself as a gorilla who weighs 800 pounds. (Yes, usually gorillas weigh half of that, but this metaphor is funnier with a fatter gorilla.) Now picture you and your 800-pound body trying to squeeze yourself into a human-toddler-sized bikini. There’s nothing wrong with the bikini — there are ruffles on the butt, and there […]