You often hear parents joke that they wish their child came with an instruction manual. Ok, maybe it is not always a joke! When you are parenting a child with some kind of special needs, though, you may feel like you need several volumes of instruction manuals! We have found this to be true in … Continue reading 9 Books To Help You Parent Children with ADHD
So how many days did you make it into summer break before your child said "I'm bored!"? Did you make it more than one day? Celebrate! This year I am hanging a list up on our kitchen wall with activities so that when my children say "I'm bored....", I can just say "go find something … Continue reading When Your Child Says “I’m Bored”: A Printable List of Activities
Despite using creative exploration and number sense routines to build a child's sense of math, sometimes you still just need to practice math facts. This, of course, can get boring, especially if just using flash cards to drill the facts. Instead try one of these games to change things up and bring a little more … Continue reading Nine Games for Practicing Math Facts
When it comes time to introduce multiplication facts to your children do you have a plan? In What Order Should We Teach Addition Facts In?, I laid out a four step plan for introducing the addition facts. It is helpful to have a similar system for teaching multiplication facts to your children! There are different … Continue reading What Order Should We Teach Multiplication Facts In?
Last summer, I shared our 4th grade homeschool curriculum plans for my big guy. Now that we have only two weeks left in the school year, it is time to reflect on the year and share how it went. (Note: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read our full disclosure.) … Continue reading Our 4th Grade Homeschool Wrap-Up