Organic Food Producers Collaborate to Increase the Organic Grain Supply

Organic Food Producers Collaborate to Increase the Organic Grain Supply

Organic Food Producers Collaborate to Increase the Organic Grain Supply Guest article by Ken Roseboro Source: Robyn Obrien Sales of organic food are exploding. In 2013, Americans spent $35 billion on organic foods, a 12% increase over 2012. Organic food sales in 2014, which haven’t been compiled yet, will likely top that number. Major retail […]

Why Choose Cloth Diapers? A Personal Perspective.

As a mother of a 2 year old boy, I personally have experienced the decision making process of deciding whether to use disposable or cloth diapers. Since I didn’t know anyone first hand who used cloth diapers, I started my research on my own. I decided to try several different types of cloth diapering systems before […]

What is my Child’s Learning Style?

What is my Child’s Learning Style?

When I first started homeschooling, my child baffled me.  He was not learning in the way that I thought that most kids learn.  Personalizing my child’s education was a major reason we were homeschooling, so I set off to figure out what made my son tick.  Understanding his unique learning … Continue reading Source: Eclectic […]

Do Unschoolers Have Gaps in Their Education?

Do Unschoolers Have Gaps in Their Education?

  By its very definition unschooling is something individual and flexible, something that will look different to each child and in each family. With the cultural idea that people need to Get An Education, as if it’s something that can be pre-packaged for mass consumption, comes the idea that there is one single education to get: […]

Create an Ecosystem in your garden and nature will come to you!

Create an Ecosystem in your garden and nature will come to you!

Several years ago, when we moved into our new home, I knew we had our work cut out for us to bring the garden to life. The house was used as a rental property for several years with very little attention to the front or back yard.  Very little was growing except a few bushes in the front yard and […]

Giftedness Across the Lifespan

Giftedness Across the Lifespan

Giftedness isn’t about what you can do, but who you are.  From the time a child is born until they are elderly, giftedness is present.  Our society needs to stop thinking of giftedness as academic achievement, because it isn’t.  It is different brain wiring. While many gifted individuals are high … Continue reading Source: Eclectic […]