Acids and Bases – oh my!

Like many homeschooling parents, I’ve discovered that, often, finding something that my boys are interested in isn’t the challenge – it’s keeping with with everythign they are interested in. I’ve mentioned previously abotu the time my boys got curious about why I fussed so about the electric bill, and we ended up with a project where the … Read more

Science is Everywhere


Science is a subject I feel a lot of ambivalence towards. It’s not that I’m uncomfortable with science, I’m just not always comfortable finding ways to actively study it, in a structured way, with my kids. In my mind, science  – real science – is about observation, testing, and questioning – not just seeking answers to … Read more