Humans + Animal Behavior: Offensive or Not?

Humans + Animal Behavior: Offensive or Not?

The Internet seems to have lost its collective brain cells again, this time thanks to boxing superstar and pride of the Philippines Manny Pacquiao’s statement on same sex “marriage”, saying, Common sense lang. Makakita ka ba ng any animals na lalaki...

Homeschooling First Grade Science (A Sample Curriculum)

Posting this for my friend Madora who asked for a bit of guidance on how to homeschool Science with a first grader without the use of a textbook. Prior to fifth grade and often even beyond, I rarely use a textbook. I find that living books very much fit our...

How I Didn’t Teach Science

A close friend and fairly new homeschooling mom recently asked, “How do you teach science?” I told her the truth. “I don’t.” There was a time, years ago, when I would have been embarrassed to say that, because I would have interpreted my...

What the 6-year-old is Reading Now

A friend with little ones asked me about reading recommendations for her 6-7 year olds, so I thought I’d give her a list of what our 6.5-year-old is reading right now. Hope this helps, J! Life of Fred Decimals and Percents – his big sister’s book,...

A 2nd Grade Curriculum

Posting the 2nd Grade Curriculum I’m planning for our youngest at the request of homeschooling friends. (And as always, this is subject to change at any time for any reason.) Religion: Faith and Life 2 Baltimore Catechism First Communion A Life of Our Lord for...