Analytical Reasoning of 3 year olds. 

McKinley asks, “Where does Meme live?”  “Reynoldburg,” I say.  “Where is Reynoldsburg?” “In Columbus.” “Where is Columbus?” “Ohio.” “Where is Ohio?” “In the United States.” “Where is the United States?” “The world.” “Where is the world?” “Outter space.” “So that means I’m in Outter space!  I can’t handle myself in outer space.” ~g

Little Philosophers. 

Three year olds ask the best questions. Those tough-sometimes-you-just-can’t-fully-answer type of questions, don’t they?  My father called this phase, “The Little Philosophers phase,” because they are curious thoughtful thinkers. And always asking, “why?!”      This morning, after we all finally got buckled into our cozy CRV, McKinley started out, “Why do we need to…

My Digital Detox

I didn’t need another gluten free diet or UltraClear detox.  I needed a digital detox.  A virtual cleanse from the Web World.  And, it was an amazing journey. I was checking Facebook status updates every 10 minutes. Checking Instagram photo feeds. Taking pictures of my own, editing, then posting them. Reading blogs. Creating blog posts. Reading NPR news. Looking at…

The Snowman.

Just a quick adorable video of McKinley and her first snowman.

Curriculum: Poker Chips

Poker is on the agenda this week! Look out! McKinley’s going to be racking in the dough. $$ Category: Math I was surprised how much McKinley enjoyed this activity. It was extremely easy to create and provided her with a lot of entertainment. While she was having fun putting poker chips in a breadcrumb cylinder,…