Last week, after months and months of bitching about our crappy internet speed (despite paying through the nose for a high speed), I finally had our cable company come out and test the speed. They claimed that their modem was not only pushing the high speed, but pushing even higher than the advertised speed. Which … Continue reading Technology in our homeschool
For many single parents, money is often an issue. Maybe your ex isn’t paying the child support that they were ordered to pay, or your rent’s gone up but your pay hasn’t, or you were out of the workforce for years and now that you’ve returned, you’re basically starting over, both skills- and salary-wise. Regardless … Continue reading Is it worth investing in an ereader?
I like to try to find gifts to buy my kids that can double with an educational purpose – bonus points if they don’t realize what I’m doing. Today, I thought I’d share a few of the things I’ve bought them in past years that were big hits and also had that educational side (I’d … Continue reading Buying educational gifts for Christmas
In my last post, I told you about five of our family’s favorite games that are also educational. Today, I thought I’d tell you about another five favorites. 1. Twenty Questions – You can play this game the old fashioned way where someone is the answerer and decides who/what/where they are and everyone else asks … Continue reading 5 More Educational Games to Buy For Christmas
I’m planning to do my Christmas shopping this weekend. Yes, I hope to do all my shopping in one weekend – I get few breaks to go out and do things without the kids, so when I do get that chance, I take full advantage and do as much as I can. One thing I … Continue reading 5 Favorite educational games to get for Christmas