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We all learn differently. This is especially apparent to a teacher – whether a homeschool teacher or a certified public school teacher. What’s not apparent all the time is exactly which type of learning is best for each individual. What most educational systems don’t account for is the vast discrepancy between students and their individual […]

Just a little funny to help start off your homeschooling year with a laugh. Enjoy!

I’ve been making an effort to listen in on my kids more during their independent play times recently. I’ve been truly amazed to hear them interact with each other in all sorts of pretend roles. They’re pirates, or puppies, or a family (and sometimes gender doesn’t dictate who’s the mommy or daddy, too!). I have to say that I’ve loved ‘eavesdropping’ on their creative play.

My husband and I have been watching more and more of these TED talks lately and I’ve found another couple that I wanted to share with you. This TED talk is related to moral values and how we are essentially born with a certain set of values. While I don’t necessarily agree with everything that […]

Kate (my 5yo) and I had a blast doing school today. It was our first official day of homeschooling for her Kindergarten year (a modified Year 0.5 with Ambleside Online which uses Charlotte Mason’s Educational Philosophy). She only complained a couple of times, but I figure even that is good, because it showed me where her attention span was maxed out and I needed to back off a little bit.

My 5-year-old is an artist. She loves to color. She loves to draw. She loves to paint. She loves to cut and paste. She loves to bead. She loves to write cards. She loves to stamp. And she loves to take photos.

During the summer time, check out Rienzi Storytime Tours, every Wednesday in June and July at 10am, for kids ages 4-8, as well as other family activities.

Those who have known me for a while, know that I used to be a school teacher.  I taught 8th grade Earth Science in the school district I grew up in, Cy-Fair ISD.  While I love teaching, I grew weary of the negative parent interactions, the lack of discipline in most students, and the inherent […]

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