Homeschool Mom Confessions: I Don’t Like Hands-On Activities

I Don't Like Hands-on Activities - themommymess.com

I have a confession to make. I write and speak a lot about the importance of hands-on activities as part of children’s learning experiences, but I really don’t like hands-on activities. It’s shocking, I know. I really do believe that hands-on activities are important for all children and are critical for children with special needs, […]

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I Almost Missed It

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Every October for the past five years we’ve gone on a field trip to the petting farm. The kids get a hands-on tour of the farm complete with chasing chickens, holding baby ducks, and all the animal poop one could hope for.   The Fall tour ends perfectly with a hayride and pumpkin patch where each child […]

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The One About Balance

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I’ve been struggling to find balance in life lately. Parenting, homeschooling, marriage, business, blogging and anything else I’m forgetting to mention have all got me tangled in knots.  I feel like I’m being pulled in a thousand different directions at once. It seems like something’s always got to give and it’s usually this space.  I hope that […]

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