As August comes to a close and the month of September approaches, “back-to-school” is likely on the mind of every family. Planning ahead for the school year is important, and there are numerous resources with tips for a smooth transition. But with transition in mind, this momentous time of year can remind us that we […]

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Nature is all around us, from the grass that grows between the paving stones near our house to a nearby wooded copse, ripe for exploring.  But how often do we really look closely at the nature that surrounds us, I mean really look.    It can be easy to think of Nature Study as a […]

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Is your child starting kindergarten soon?  Are you sobbing as you’re reading this?  Maybe your heart even aches a little.  Let’s face it—the transition into kindergarten is a big milestone for our children. I had the privilege of teaching kindergarten for 8 years, but being on the other side was a very different experience.  This […]

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Oh my, where did the time go? As we all prepare for our children to go back-to-school, it helps to get them in the groove by inviting them to engage in meaningful learning experiences. Back in June, we decided to offer all of our self-paced children’s workshops to help keep learning alive throughout the summer. […]

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