Excellence in Education

A Book to Get You Movin’ and Shakin’

A Book to Get You Movin’ and Shakin’

Books in our house have a whole new meaning thanks to Lisa Loeb.   In the past they have been for quieting down at bedtime or for having some motionless quiet time mid day.  Now, we are movin’ and shakin’ thanks to Lisa Loeb’s new book.   Lisa Loeb’s Songs for Movin’ and Shakin’: The(…)

Applying for Homeschooling

Applying for Homeschooling

Guest Blog Post by Natasha Baker   Well, it’s official. I just submitted applications for our 6-year-old twin boys to start homeschooling with K12/Ohio Virtual Academy in the fall.   Some would question my sanity. I mean, it’s not like they had a bad time in the local public school in kindergarten. In fact, they(…)

Navigating the Educational System when your Child has Learning Difficulties

Navigating the Educational System when your Child has Learning Difficulties

Guest blog post by Sara Hirt, Advisory Panel Member Navigating the educational system can be intimidating for any parent.  When you suspect your child has learning difficulties, you may come across terms, acronyms, and paperwork that can quickly overwhelm you. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that ensures services to children(…)

Joney and the Diamond by Mariah M.Norman

Joney loves adventure almost as much as she loves fairies. She knew they were real and had always believed.  But not even the most imaginative people could imagine what Joney was going to go through!  Joney is an expert on fairies…but some things she will discover that will even surprise YOU. So sit down, pull out this book, and don’t forget to look out the window(…)

What have you thrown away today?

What have you thrown away today?

Guest Blog Post | April/May 2013 | Dayton Mom-Spot   Spring is the perfect time to consider changes around the house. One of these changes may be your trash and recycling routine. Although Earth Day has come and gone, we must be mindful of the impact we have on the planet on a daily basis.(…)

Little Passports – Great Activity for the Summer

Little Passports – Great Activity for the Summer

With summer quickly approaching, you are probably planning how to keep the kids busy. Wouldn’t it be nice not to hear, “I’m Bored.” Here’s one solution that is sure to keep the kids busy and learning all at the same time. They probably won’t even know it’s educational because they are having so much fun!(…)