Wild Women Wednesday is a monthly interview with amazing military mama bloggers. The goal is to connect more with the blogosphere and get to know more of my ‘coworkers’. Really build *my* community.
Meet Sabrina! She is a homeschooling mom of four beautiful and rambunctious children with another one on the way. The wife of a soldier. A natural living enthusiast and birth doula. And, most importantly, a follower of Jesus. If there is any time left over she loves to read and craft. She blogs about faith, life with kids, and natural living.
Homeschooling is becoming more and more popular with an average increase of 2-8% every year according to the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI). What once was a stigma is now slowly becoming the norm. What used to be considered “cutting-edge” by many is almost “mainstream” today. And why not? The benefits are a plenty and it’s never been easier to enroll in a homeschooling program that provides the curriculum and teaching aids for the parents.
But let’s face it; the road of homeschooling is not all sunshine and roses all the time. Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of homeschooling your children…
Do you know that Dominoes can be a teaching tool? Well, almost anything can be a teaching tool, haha.
By infusing a learning frame of mind when playing with your kids you can teach them much more efficiently and create precious memories at the same time.
Texas 42, is a trick-taking game played with a standard set of double six dominoes. The object of the game is to be the first team to reach seven “marks” or 250 points. Typically, it is played by four people, in teams of two each, who sit facing each other across the table. The game consists of a number of hands (a maximum of 13 hands when playing for marks). (more…)