At Tech Trek camp in Huntsville, girls are immersed in a world that empowers them to think about themselves as future scientists, engineers, mathematicians, & computer specialists. Nominations are open now for this summer’s campers.
Hold on to your hairnets, Huntsville. Jarrett Krosoczka is headed back to the Rocket City after a seven year hiatus, thanks to Rocket City Mom’s annual Learning Expo on Saturday, January 31. Chances are, your kid has read a JJK book. He’s the author and illustrator of more than twenty-five books for young readers, including picture books, chapter books,(…)
We had the pleasure of visiting Solomon’s Academy recently, and really enjoyed our class. Solomon’s Academy is a classroom alternative providing Saturday classes, homeschool classes, and Summer camps. I believe this is a valuable local resource for home and public schoolers alike! Lisa Culbertson, entrepreneur of Solomon’s Academy, LLC, has more than 15 years of(…)
To say Katrina has a full, busy life is an understatement. With four kids, pursuing a Masters of Science in Nursing, and a passion for self-sufficiency and sustainability, Katrina is always on the go and constantly balancing priorities. Amongst taking care of chickens, beekeeping, and hand-making various food-stuffs, Katrina also homeschools two of her four(…)
Extended holiday breaks. If you’ve got an adult that can stay home with the kids (and that’s a big if) they can be wonderful and relaxing and full of family fun. But then…(it’s not just me, right?) the malaise starts to set in. Then the sibling fights, then the yelling. Maybe you NEED childcare, maybe(…)
There are many joys and benefits of living near family. This past year has been the first time in my adult life that I have lived near my parents. They moved to Huntsville a little over a year ago and it has been wonderful seeing my boys get to know them better. Swim dates after(…)
I recently attended a homeschooling conference where games (both table-top and video/app) were discussed as a way to hone skills like math, critical thinking, reading, and spelling for success in academic studies. The handout for the workshop listed 24 different topics (and related games) from art to engineering and from biology to money management skills.(…)