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 …

Our Reading List: Chapter Books for Grades 1-6 and Up

Akshaya and Udayan do not watch TV from Monday through Friday. Instead, I’ve encouraged reading to occupy free time and as a result Akshaya and Udayan have become avid readers. We enjoy looking for new books to read and compiling reading lists. I tend to suggest timeless or classic books because I’ve read many of them as a child. It Read More …

The “Amma Tell Me” Series: REVIEW

A few months ago Bhakti Mathur, author of the Amma Tell Me series, sent me the Amma Tell Me series ten book set. I cannot express enough how delighted Akshaya and Udayan were to receive such a generous gift especially because these two are quite interested in learning all they can about the Hindu Gods and Goddesses and the associated myths. Read More …