Excellence in Education

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(…)

Static Electricity Day – It Will Make Your Hair Stand Up

Static Electricity Day – It Will Make Your Hair Stand Up

  National Static Electricity Day is celebrated today as one of those bizarre and unique holidays.   What is static electricity?   We  experience static electricity when when we touch something and get a  sudden shock. Sometimes when we take off our hat, our hair stands straight up, especially in winter. The sudden shock and the(…)

ERIC KAHN GALE INTRODUCES KIDS BOOK ABOUT BULLYING

ERIC KAHN GALE INTRODUCES KIDS BOOK ABOUT BULLYING

Eric Kahn Gale will introduce his new children’s novel, The Bully Book, on Wednesday, January 9 at 7 pm at Books & Co. at The Greene, 4453 Walnut Street, Beavercreek. Books & Co. is sponsoring a book giveaway along with Mom-Spot.com.  Comment below about why you would like to win this book.  We will draw(…)

Sci-Fi Books for Kids

In honor of Science Fiction Day, here are some recommended reads: Elementary Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino  In this sweet, simple story, a boy and a robot become friends.  When the robot seems sick (his power button toggles off), the boy cares for him with applesauce, a story, and a(…)