Finding Community: Building a Support System Online and In-Person

Finding Community: Building a Support System Online and In-Person

Homeschoolers – especially those that have been doing this awhile – laugh at the question that is most often brought up by concerned family and friends. The socialization question really is quite amusing, as kids have opportunities to be social in so many ways. There...
Cool and Creepy Spider Bots | Halloween STEM

Cool and Creepy Spider Bots | Halloween STEM

True story — even though I wrote a book about backyard creepy-crawlies, spiders still freak me out a little bit. They are unpredictable and move way too quickly for me. They’re perfect for Halloween, though. Our creepy spider bots are sponsored by At Home...
STEM Learning for Tech-Loving Kiddos | Osmo Genuis Kit

STEM Learning for Tech-Loving Kiddos | Osmo Genuis Kit

“Mom! May I play on the iPad?” I hear some iteration of this question all day from different children each time. The kids share an iPad Mini and love it. Frankly, I do too. I just wish we had a couple more so we could spread the love when I need a few...
STEM Jewelry Your Girls Will Love

STEM Jewelry Your Girls Will Love

Are your girls into science and tech fun like mine are? We’re always looking for ways to honor their inner geeks, while still letting them be as girly as they want to be, and Sci Chic is the perfect solution. And, honestly, you should have heard the squeals the...
Awesome STEM Fun and Learning with Geometiles

Awesome STEM Fun and Learning with Geometiles

Just last night there were tears again. And, like most of the time we dissolve into tears about something around here, once the emotion was stripped away, the tears dried too, and the world was right again. What was the horrible, no good, very bad situation that had...
STEM Gifts for Science Loving Kids

STEM Gifts for Science Loving Kids

How many of you — like me — have kiddos who will get all excited about science gifts if they find them under the tree?  Just look at all of these great STEM gifts. You can launch rockets, make perfume, build structures, and even program robots. These...
My.Future | Innovative STEM Programming for Kids

My.Future | Innovative STEM Programming for Kids

Are your kids STEM-loving kids like mine? I love that my kiddos would rather tinker and invent, or try to film a stop-motion animation than almost anything else. Our world was built by innovative spirits, and our future needs more of them.   This post was sponsored by...
STEM for Preschoolers | ThinkPlay STEM Jr. Review

STEM for Preschoolers | ThinkPlay STEM Jr. Review

Introducing little ones to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts early on is important to our family. STEM is our kids’ future, and making it, well, child’s play, is the way to get them thinking with a STEM-y mindset. And I want that for them.    ...
100 Super-Fun STEM Resources for Kids

100 Super-Fun STEM Resources for Kids

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics {STEM} skills are vital to our kids’ futures, and the future of society. Besides… it’s fun to incorporate STEM into everyday activities for young children. I’ve pulled together 100 super-fun STEM resources to help you...
STEM Fun from Pitsco Education: Fluid Power Car

STEM Fun from Pitsco Education: Fluid Power Car

It’s no secret that we love science, technology, engineering, and math {STEM} in our homeschool. While I prefer life science and nature studies, Trevor adores technology and engineering. I was thrilled when I received an email from Pitsco Education offering us a...