Poetry Doesn’t Have to Be Scary… And Here’s Why

Poetry Doesn’t Have to Be Scary… And Here’s Why

When I was a little girl, I loved poetry. Somewhere along the path to adulthood, I became disconnected from poetry… until I had children. And now, as an unexpected homeschooler, I find myself appreciating poetry in a way I hadn’t before. Thanks to the Brave Writer curriculum we love, we make space for poetry every week! Today, I’m sharing our family’s favorite titles and a few tips for adding poetry to your homeschool routine! Read More

Pizzalympics and Chocolate War: A Competitive Birthday Party

Pizzalympics and Chocolate War: A Competitive Birthday Party

I’ve got a competitive kid who just turned ten. Maybe it’s because he’s the youngest of three, or because he’s the shortest of three, or maybe it’s something altogether different. But four years back, his family birthday party took on a creative–and competitive–new format, and we’ve never turned back. My son shares a birthday with… Read More