Sign up for Children’s Flamenco Class with Xianix
Aug18

Sign up for Children’s Flamenco Class with Xianix

Hello all Below you will find the sign up form for the Homeschoolers (but open to all) Children’s Flamenco class with Xianix. The details of the class: Ages: Boys and girls ages 4 to 8 years old When: Tuesdays at 11:30 am from September 12th to the week of December 18th (12 weeks) ( class will end with a recital in December) Where: Center for Flamenco Arts 4 W 43rd Street, 8th floor, Manhattan, NYC (ALL trains stop here...

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5 Best Websites to Teach Children History
Aug05

5 Best Websites to Teach Children History

There are endless resources online for almost any topic, which is exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Whether you are a homeschooler, looking for comprehensive resources at no cost or parents trying to introduce your kids to more than they have access to at school, sorting through all the options can take days. We have done some of that work, asked for recommendations and are happy to share some of the best ones we have found...

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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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