Welcome to the August 29, 2012 edition of a homeschooling carnival.
Kaitlyn Johnson presents How to Make Your Own Baby Food with a Blender posted at Newborn Care, saying, “As concerns about genetically modified produce and dangerous farming practices escalate, and controversy surrounding Monsanto become more common, the number of parents committed to – or at least considering the practice of – making their own baby food is also on the rise. There are also parents who would love to provide their baby with organically grown.”
Jessica Jackson presents 10 Things Your Kids Can Do on a Rainy Day posted at Summer Nanny Jobs, saying, “For parents with active children, there is hardly anything worse than being stuck inside on a rainy day. The solution? Fun rainy day activities for kids. With a little creativity, you no longer have to dread forcing the kids indoors because of a rain storm.”
Ann Douglas presents How to Plant an Herb Box with Your Kids posted at Full Time Nanny, saying, “Showing your kids how to grow their own herbs doesn’t have to just be done for educational purposes; it can also be a lot of fun, quality time spent together as well. To start you’ll need to decide with your kids what kind of herb box you are going to grow together.”
Carrie Dotson presents How to Keep Baby Cool in the Summer Without AC posted at Summer Nanny Jobs, saying, “Staying cool during the summer isn’t just a desire for babies, it’s a necessity. Babies who become overheated can suffer terrible consequences, ranging from heat exhaustion to heatstroke.”
Anne Laurie presents How to Stop Siblings From Fighting posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, “Sibling fighting, while inevitable, can turn your household into what feels like a war zone. Your children bickering, teasing, poking, and all around annoying each other can seem like an endless stress cycle.”
Maureen Denard presents Teaching Children Problem Solving Skills posted at Find A Nanny, saying, “One of the best set of skills you can teach a child is effective problem solving skills. These skills will be used and built on throughout a child’s life.”
Liz E presents Reunions and My Decision to Homeschool: A Reflection posted at Homeschooling in Buffalo.
Jean Oram presents Capillary Action Experiment: Daisies and Food Colouring posted at It’s All Kid’s Play, saying, “An easy and fun way to teach kids/students about capillary action using daisies or other flowers in food colouring. The how to is shared in this post. Enjoy!”
technology & higher learning
Gayan presents How to Find Scholarships without Paying a Dime posted at CASH CAB, saying, “If you’re getting ready to go to college, you’ve probably received a lot of advertisements for pricey books that will help you locate scholarships and other forms of financial aid. Don’t be fooled and don’t waste your money.”
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