Brazos Bend - Snakes and Alligator Programs


JUNE 13, 14 & 15, 2014

1:30 pm ALLIGATOR VIDEO & TALK (IP) – Learn about North America’s largest reptile and Brazos Bend’s most popular resident.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/13/2014 - 15:40 - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:40

Nutrients for Life - a great General Science resource!

Nutrients For Life Foundation is a  great resource for the gardening family or the homeschool parent who would like to teach ‘The Science of Soil’ to their children.

The goal of our Foundation is to provide science-based information that helps educate people about the beneficial role of fertilizer.

Civics - Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

I guess we wont be sharing bathrooms with Trans-women At least not any time soon..?

The proposed amendment would remove that paragraph of the expansive ordinance. Transgender people barred access to a restroom still would be able to file a discrimination complaint to the city's Office of Inspector General under the process outlined for all protected characteristics, such as race and veteran status. READ MORE HERE

Resources for Building an Egypt Unit Study

We’re studying Egypt this summer.

It won’t be a deep study. I hope to give my kids (6- 13) an overview of Egyptian life, art, culture and religion. Please follow my Pinterest board and share pins with me.

Encouragement for the Journey

I want to share this well written and very encouraging for all us Christian families, walking our children through these ages of homeschooling.

Homeschooling in an Imperfect Family By Gwen Doggett on the website Philadelphia Homeschool.

COSMOS - Free Lesson Plans

Neil deGrasse TysonCosmos is a science  based series produced by FOX and The National Geographic Channel. (I posted about this here. )

Journalism Workshop for High School Students - Deadline to apply is May 2!

Journalism Workshop for High School Students - Deadline to apply is May 2!

The Houston Chronicle and the University of Houston sponsor a FREE, four-week summer workshop for high school students who are interested in journalism and who will be juniors or seniors in the 2014- 2015 school year. High school students in Harris, Montgomery, Liberty, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Fort Bend and Waller counties are eligible to apply.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:03 - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 23:59

9th Annual Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

April 12-13, 2014
Art, Music and a Waterway...

Come celebrate the 9th Annual Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, a showcase of visual & performing arts!!

At the Gate a Single Day Adult Admission is $12, or select a Multi-Day Pass for $15 for entry both days! Children 12 and under are admitted free! Hours are Saturday 10am- 7pm and Sunday 10am – 5pm

Now ranked #1 in Texas and #3 in the Nation

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Apr 13 2014 .
Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:00 - 19:00
Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:00 - 19:00

Teach your children to read.

And after you have taught them to read, read GREAT BOOKS. Read many GREAT Books. Read old books. Read old thoughts. Read about the past. Talk about them. Think about them. Consume them. Chase them!

Reading can seriously damage your ignorance.

Article - The Disturbing Transformation of Kindergarten

One of the most distressing characteristics of education reformers is that they are hyper-focused on how students perform, but they ignore how students learn. Nowhere is this misplaced emphasis more apparent, and more damaging, than in kindergarten.

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Great Pinterest Find

Found on Pinterest

This is a great little chart with creative suggestions on alternatives to traditional homework and memory work!

Check it out on my HomeSchool Helps Pin board!

Random question

At what age MUST I start homeschooling?

Read the answer...

A fun video!

See how one mom created her own HomeSchool Planner Binder! For Free!!!