Top 5 Children’s Books – 2010

The Salt Lake City Public Library checked out almost 700,000 books last year. From that expertise they compiled a list of the top five books for kids. #1 What's Your Sound Hound the Hound? By Mo Willems #2 Dancing Feet By Lindsey Craig, illustratd by Marc Brown #3...

10 Stupid Reasons to Attend Public School

16 years ago we started homeschooling on a dare from our oldest daughter, who had just turned seven. Now she and her closest sibling are attending a prestigious private university and their four younger siblings are still homeschooling. I don't hate public schools,...

Best Toys: 60 Educational Family Games

We love board and card games. Unlike most video games, they provide a great venue to interact with your children (and other adults) and many of them are truly educational. They may teach vocabulary, math, geography, music, and lots of critical thinking. We have...

Anna Schwab Homeschooling

[Note: Ryan & Teri Schwab, Anna's parents, have said that some of the reports I read before writing this post are erroneous. I have no reason to dispute their statements. Please read the comments to read their full position.] Anna Schwab, a girl from Orcutt,...