Summertime

I hope this blog post finds you enjoying the last few weeks into your foray as a homeschool teacher. I am sure it wasn’t all lollipops and roses, but I can assure you, homeschool, when done outside of a pandemic, is a rich and rewarding educational experience for you and your children. Most kids (and […]

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Poetry

April is National Poetry Month and who doesn’t love poetry? Especially right now, reading and writing poetry (at least for me) comes as a welcome change to the monotony of current life. With spring, I find myself thinking in haiku, which is why the kids and I will be reading one of my favorite haiku […]

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Picture Books

I was saddened to hear my favorite children’s author/illustrator, Tomie dePaola, passed away yesterday. As a child, I would ask my dad to reread Strega Nona over and over again and today I will do the same with my children. Bubble, bubble, pasta pot Boil me some pasta, nice and hot, I’m hungry and it’s […]

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