Excellence in Education

What Daddy Did Today – A Father’s Bedtime Story

What Daddy Did Today – A Father’s Bedtime Story

What exactly does Daddy do when he leaves the house each day?  Maybe he’s slaying dragons or flying a space ship to the moon?  Walter Wally brings to life fun and adventure in his first published book.  What Daddy Did Today is an enchanting book with fantastic illustrations. From an author inspired by Shel Silverstein(…)

Little Pim Fun With Languages

Little Pim Fun With Languages

Guest review post by Gwen M., Mother to 3 year old Paul and 14 month old Libbie We recently had the opportunity to check out and review a copy of the Little Pim language DVDs. According to the Quick Guide included with the DVD, research has shown that young children are able to learn more(…)

How to Choose a Preschool Program for Your Child

How to Choose a Preschool Program for Your Child

Guest Blog Post by Christina Miller, Director, A Great Start Preschool     First you must determine, are you interested in a part-time PRESCHOOL program, or a full time DAYCARE program (to provide care for your child while parent is at work, school, etc)?  Many people do not know the difference, and use the two(…)

Why I homeschool

Why I homeschool

Guest Blog Post by Heather Schultz   When people hear that I’m homeschooling the statements that follow are usually something like, “Wow!  Are you crazy?”  “That’s great but I could never do that!”  “What do you do for socialization?”  or “And you have how many kids?”   To which I answer, “Yes, some days I am(…)

Thinking about Homeschooling?  Of course you can!

Thinking about Homeschooling? Of course you can!

Guest Blog Post by Heather Schultz Homeschooling families never have just one reason why they homeschool, there are a plethora of them. It centers on a desire to give our children what we feel is the best possible education we can give and a belief that we as parents are equipped to handle the task.(…)

A Terrible Omission

A Terrible Omission

 Guest Blog Post by Katy Bowman A few weeks back when I wrote a post about books being turned into movies this year, I missed a big one. One that I cannot believe I missed, because it comes from one of my favorite children’s writers. Rise of the Guardians is based on the Guardians of Childhood(…)