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Preschool Activity: Penguins

Winter is a fun season for preschool activities. Everything from snowmen, to snowflakes to winter gear is fare game. In January, Aaron and I decided to learn about Penguins–not exclusive to winter, but they are all about the cold like New Yorkers in January right?.  Since we are continuing our part-time homeschooling journey, our Penguin project…

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A Solution for Weak Wrists: Mighty Tykes

When I discovered Aaron needed an extra boost in building his hand strength, I researched everything I could to support the need. I found some great everyday activities as listed here, and some great products, which you can also find here. At the same time, I discovered a product I found to be a simple yet…

Tips: 10 Ways to Strengthen Weak Wrists

Six months into homeschooling Aaron-Ethan (now 2 yrs 8 months..sigh) and I’m still quite astounded by the things that I learn about him. In a previous post, Homeschool Tot School vs Nursery School, I mention that one of the pros of homeschooling is having focused attention on your child’s strengths and weaknesses.   It reminds me…

Homeschooling Diaries: Why Observation is Important

I don’t have a special story here nor deep revelation, just some exploration with my kid and observation. If you remember in my previous article titled, Homeschool Tot School vs Nursery School, I mentioned that one of the pros to homeschooling is being able to take advantage of your child’s interests and using it as…