Screen Time, Teenagers

Reflections on Navigating the Middle School Years

In a few weeks my oldest kiddo will be finishing middle school, and my daughter will be finishing the sixth grade. I am grateful that the transition from childhood to adolescence has been pretty smooth for the kids and for our family so far. Yet, it has required an adjustment in parenting and in our… Continue reading Reflections on Navigating the Middle School Years

learning at home, Learning Studio

Middle School Learners

When my kids were young, I would direct their attention toward nature, building blocks, art supplies, etc to keep little hands busy. We also took trips to the zoo, the park, science museum and gardens.  At home, I would place materials out for them to play with and and use.  It was a very natural… Continue reading Middle School Learners