best thanksgiving books

20 Best Thanksgiving books for Preschoolers

Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry sauce - I love Thanksgiving food! But you know what else I love? Thanksgiving arts and crafts! And Thanksgiving book of course! Kids in my classroom loved reading about Thanksgiving. There are many books out there. I sometimes feel like there are way too many options! It's hard to … Continue reading 20 Best Thanksgiving books for Preschoolers

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Morning basket – Why to have one and what to put in it

When kids come to school in the morning, they usually have some activities ready for them to start the day. I used to always put a different basket on each table in my classroom and as the kids started coming to the classroom in the morning, they could pick which activity they want to do. … Continue reading Morning basket – Why to have one and what to put in it

My postpartum recovery. Preeclampsia and 4-fingers wide Diastasis Recti

When I got pregnant I felt like I was the happiest girl in the world. After a year of trying it felt like a miracle. We were planning our trip to Europe and David was going to see my home country for the first time. This couldn't come during a more exciting time of our … Continue reading My postpartum recovery. Preeclampsia and 4-fingers wide Diastasis Recti

homeschooling children with dyslexia

Homeschooling children with dyslexia

Having dyslexia can be a very difficult experience. But if your child has this condition, don't panic! There is a way for your child to succeed! There are many people who successfully dealed with this condition, including Thomas Edison, Pablo Picasso, Stephen Spielberg, Henry Winkler, F.Scott Fitzgerald, Tom Cruise and Charles Schwab. You're not alone and … Continue reading Homeschooling children with dyslexia

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Bilingualism – Why and how to raise bilingual kids

Being bilingual is something many people dream of, but they never actually commit to spending necessary hours every day to learn the language. I too had to learn english as an adult. My first language is slovak and I also grew up speaking czech with my cousins. It isn’t easy to learn the language when … Continue reading Bilingualism – Why and how to raise bilingual kids

Homeschooling basics

Homeschooling basics

History of Homeschooling During the Colonial period, homeschooling was a normal part of the day. Mother and father were the main sources of education for most children at that time. Homeschooling included math, reading, writing, social studies and morals. Tutoring at home was also common during 1600s and 1700s. Homeschooling continued throughout 1800s and 1900s as well.