“Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” – REVIEW

Over the past few months, we accumulated some new and exciting books that I’ll be sharing over this month, starting with this book gifted to us from the Ontario Science Centre. Last September, the Ontario Science Centre published a book titled “Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?” written by Kira Vermond and illustrated by Suharu Ogawa. The book features Read More …

The Global Climate Strike

Inspiring, young activists such as Sweden’s Greta Thunberg, Canada’s Autumn Peltier , US’ Mari Copland, India’s Rhimida Pandey, Brazil’s Artemisa Xakriaba and many others are leading the fight against global climate change. Because of their activism hundreds of thousands of people around the world, including my kids went on strike today to demand emergency government action against climate change. Human Read More …

Our Homeschool Curriculum

Alot of you have asked whether I’ll be following the Ontario curriculum or if I’ve purchased another curriculum to follow so I’ll be addressing that in this post. Homeschooling can be simple and traditional in which children study exactly the same things at home as their peer counterparts do at their local school. Homeschooling can also be as extreme as Read More …

Homeschool and Socialization

The second most popular question I received about homeschooling was in regards to socialization so I’m sharing my thoughts on that in this post. To begin, socialization is essentially social interaction but it also refers to understanding how to navigate society and learning to be part of a community. Many people, including my parents, believe school, through peer interaction, is Read More …