We’ve been playing with Dot and Dash from Wonder Workshop now for a couple weeks and my kids are loving these toys. I’ve found them brilliant tools for rewarding my children in a way that is still educational and encourages learning.
Weather happens all year ’round. (I know, I have such a grasp for the obvious!) But with our society’s increased dependence on electronics for communication and entertainment, and even work, it is important that we take a few minutes to plan ahead for how ad weather impacts our electronic world. In all bad weather conditions, the […]
Yesterday we drove almost 2 hours to a blueberry farm where we could pick blueberries. It was a rather long drive but it was the nearest you-pick farm we could find. I found other listings online on third-party sites that seemed closer to me but the phone numbers or email addresses bounced back and […]
Technology today is moving so quickly my kids already know how to load up the apps on the TV. And ever since they discovered Star Wars LEGO® YouTube videos (Thank you Uncle Ian!) they want to watch YouTube. Um no. YouTube is full of potentially un-family-friendly videos. So when I found out LEGO® has an official YouTube Channel full […]
This is a guest post by the fabulous Kim Moldofsky highlighting the topic of a twitter chat I’ll be participating in tonight – #STEMChat! This month’s #STEMchat is leaning toward our Maker roots and is more STEAM than normal, that is, STEM plus Arts. Thanks to this month’s sponsor, littleBits, we’ll be talking about #MakeTheHoliday- sharing […]
Shannon Dauphin is an avid researcher, journalist, and occasional novelist. She works and plays on the Georgia coast with her two not-so-little darlings. Find more articles on online schooling at OnlineSchools.com and discover other personal mom-stories that you can use for your mommy practices. There was a time, not that long ago, when my children saw the computer […]