thanksgiving gratitude activities

5 awesome Thanksgiving gratitude activities for kids

Thanksgiving is around the corner and many parents are thinking of ways how to show their kids what the Thanksgiving is really about - GIVING THANKS!   Thankful arts and crafts are a fun and effective way to do thankful activities with your kids. You can explain what "grateful" means as you create and kids … Continue reading 5 awesome Thanksgiving gratitude activities for kids

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What is “Developmentally Appropriate Practice” and should I pay attention to this approach when I homeschool?

Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) sounds like something only skilled and educated teacher knows about, doesn't it? You may feel like, as an ordinary homeschool mom, you have no idea how to implement it in your lessons. Does it require special training, special knowledge or even special tools? Is my child's education going to suffer if … Continue reading What is “Developmentally Appropriate Practice” and should I pay attention to this approach when I homeschool?

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Why I didn’t feed my baby fruit or cereal as her first solid food – and what I gave her instead

As you probably noticed on my profile picture on the website, I have a beautiful baby girl who just turned 6 months a few days ago! It went really fast, time flies when you have a cute little baby at home!  🙂 When she turned 4 months, we started to introduce her to her first … Continue reading Why I didn’t feed my baby fruit or cereal as her first solid food – and what I gave her instead

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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