Our very large list of books with ratings
May06

Our very large list of books with ratings

Books have been a major part of our child’s life since her first week of life. We have read her several books a day from the time she was a wee little thing. I believe that habit has been one of the reasons she has become such a strong reader. Being a homeschooler, books have a particularly prominent place in our daily lives. Tahra started reading at 2.5 years old and currently, at 4.5 years old, she is easily reading at 2nd to...

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Preschoolers Playgroup in Park Slope, Brooklyn
Sep12

Preschoolers Playgroup in Park Slope, Brooklyn

Hi everyone I have decided to add information about our Park Slope playgroup here because there were so many people asking me about it that it seemed easier to just send them all to one place. The playgroup is aimed at children 3-7 years old, but younger or older siblings are always welcome. We usually meet in Prospect Park on Thursday afternoons, and in the winter, we meet at the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and at other...

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Our Choice to Homeschool
Aug22

Our Choice to Homeschool

I was a child of the school system. I loved school so much I cried on the school bus on my way home whenever we went on vacation. I was never bullied, but rather used to serve as a defender of those who gathered around me during lunch and breaks, knowing I’d keep trouble away and I had good grades. I also believe I got a pretty decent education from the massively large, fully uniformed and quite strict school I attended, so it was not...

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Launching our homeschooling section
Aug21

Launching our homeschooling section

We are about to launch an exciting new section to our site. It will include homeschooling  info, amazing homeschooling resources in NYC, free resources, links to free materials, reviews of existing curriculum and what we use and sites and our personal experiences. Please check back soon for more info. Meanwhile, please follow us below:...

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Why Time Seems To Move Faster When You Are Older
May16

Why Time Seems To Move Faster When You Are Older

The clicking of the passing of time seems even louder now that I am a mother, watching it unfold in full 3d and technicolor every time I look at my daughter and realize she is yet another inch taller, or by doing a quick scan through the pictures on my phone and noticing how much she has changed in a year. Have I changed that much,  just in different ways? I have tried in vain to slow down the constant reminder by living in a way that...

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