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  • Word Matrix: Solve

    <solve> “disperse, dissipate, loosen” from Latin solvere Word Sums Solve Solve + s = solves Solve + ed = solved Solve...

    InformationHeather JohnsonMarch 6, 2019
  • Word Matrix: Lact

    <lact> “milk” from Latin lac (genitive lactis) “milk” Word Sums Lact + ate = lactate Lact + ate + s =...

    InformationHeather JohnsonMarch 4, 2019
  • ‘Where’s the Architect? From Pyramids to Skyscrapers’ Book Review

    My kids quite enjoy look-and-find books, especially my four-year-old son. We also love flipping through the pages of nonfiction picture books...

    ReviewsHeather JohnsonFebruary 28, 2019
  • Word Matrix: Ornithe

    <ornithe> “bird” from Ancient Greek ὄρνις (órnis, “bird”) Word Sums Ornithe + s = ornithes Ornithe + ic = ornithic Ornithe...

    InformationHeather JohnsonFebruary 27, 2019
  • Word Matrix: Prince

    <prince> “ruler of a principality” from Old French prince “prince, noble lord,” from Latin princeps “first man, chief leader; ruler, sovereign,”...

    InformationHeather and Poppy JohnsonFebruary 25, 2019
  • ‘Wonders of Nature: Explorations in the World of Birds, Insects, and Fish’ Book Review

    My kids and I love looking at books about nature, especially nature books full of gorgeous illustrations. My preschooler son really...

    ReviewsHeather JohnsonFebruary 21, 2019
  • Word Matrix: Pumpkin

    <pumpkin> alteration of earlier pumpion, from obsolete French pompon, via Latin from Greek pepōn “large melon” Words Sums Pumpkin Pumpkin +...

    InformationHeather and Poppy JohnsonFebruary 19, 2019
  • Word Matrix: Vace

    <vace> “empty” from Latin vacāre ” “to lack, empty” Words Sums Vace + ant = vacant Vace + ant + ly...

    InformationHeather JohnsonFebruary 18, 2019
  • Our Third Grade Homeschool Curriculum

    I have been homeschooling my oldest daughter for four and a half years now and my preschooler son for a year...

    HomeschoolHeather JohnsonFebruary 11, 2019
  • ‘Great Ports of the World: From New York to Hong Kong’ Book Review

    As a homeschooling mom, I love finding beautifully illustrated non-fiction books to share with my children. My oldest daughter also loves...

    ReviewsHeather JohnsonFebruary 9, 2019