Reading with Infants + Toddlers

Birth Through Age 2

What to Do at Home: Talking to and reading to infants and toddlers are two good ways to prepare them for later success in reading. Talk To Your Child: Begin talking and singing to your child from birth.  Your baby loves hearing your voice.  Play peek-a-boo and pat-a-cake.  Recite nursery rhymes or other verses that […]

Hi. I’m Ellie March.

Meet the Author

This is the part where I’m suppose to introduce myself.  The first thing you should know about me is that I really dislike talking about myself.  So this will be the shortest “About Me” blog page that you have ever read, or I can force myself out of my comfort zone and share a little […]

Our Family’s Thoughts on Education

Our Homeschooling Journey

Deep down I always knew that I wanted to homeschool my children.  Perhaps I read too many Little House novels as a child.  Romantic visions of being close to my children, sitting at a worn wooden table,  helping discover the joy of learning in a safe and loving environment, flooded my imagination.   Or perhaps […]

Preschool Drop Out?

The Decision to Homeschool for Preschool

My husband and I had enrolled our 3 year old son in preschool at a local church down the street.  I had several friends whose kids had attend there and I’d heard nothing but great things.  I wanted my son to have a Christian education.  I wanted him to be around other kids his age. […]

Is Homeschool Right For Me?

Our Decision to Homeschool

As I was exploring the idea of homeschooling, I realized that I needed to consider a few key things.  I realized that if I was going to make the decision to homeschool, I need to consider the personality of my kid.  Each child is unique and different.  I love the quote from the movie “The Fantastic […]

What Children Should Be Able to Do by Age 5

If you are like me you like, no – correction, LOVE lists.  I loves lists.  Looking at a list is a quick and easy way to figure out what you need to accomplish.  When it comes to early childhood education there are a ton of list out there that will give you helpful guideline on […]