Excellence in Education

30 Days of Action:  Autism Awareness Month (April 1)

30 Days of Action: Autism Awareness Month (April 1)

The Autism Science Foundation has a great calendar for Autism Awareness Month.  We will be sharing daily the action you can take to learn more about Autism. Per the foundation, “Awareness is no longer enough.  We need action and education to create a caring community that supports individuals with autism.  Join us and take action(…)

Disease Detectives & Microbes in at The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Disease Detectives & Microbes in at The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

We recently had the opportunity to check out the new exhibit at The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. Disease Detectives & Microbes will be showing through May 5th. Monday – Saturday from 11-5 and Sunday 12-5 The exhibit is bright and colorful and screams “hands on” with it’s interactive displays. Friendly germs are presented as fun(…)

Little Pim Book Review – English, Spanish and French All-in-One Book

Little Pim Book Review – English, Spanish and French All-in-One Book

A while back, we checked out the Little Pim DVD and loved it.  When a Little Pim Feelings book arrived at our doorstep, we were equally excited.  Little Pim is a cute panda bear that helps to teach kids ages 0-6 a foreign language.   Little Pim provides an easy, fun and effective way to(…)

Stella Strawberry – The Fruit of Love

Stella Strawberry – The Fruit of Love

Stella Strawberry is the first of the collection of nine books for kids written by Yira Jones.  Yira’s books take a fun and honest look at the Fruits of the Holy Spirit.  Yira was inspired to create this collection after a year-long bible study she attended, which focused on the Fruits of the Spirit.  Stella(…)

Planning a Field Trip

Planning a Field Trip

Pre-Schools, private schools, scout troops, social groups, home school groups – you get the picture.  If you are involved with any of these groups, you know they are always looking for unique and fun field trips and activities.  One of our favorites here at Mom-Spot.com is to paint pottery.  Any kid can do it, kids(…)

Seven Wonders Author – Peter Lerangis

Seven Wonders Author – Peter Lerangis

  Q:  How did you get started in writing? Did you always want to be a writer? It all started when I began tucking little notebooks into my math texts during class, so while other kids were doing addition I was exploring Mars.  I think I always wanted to be a writer.  Professionally speaking, though,(…)