Last year I posted the available Educational shows we use. This is the updated as of July 1st
Educational programs for kids:
The Magic Schoolbus
Sid The Science Kid
Bill Nye The Science Guy
Justin Time Go
Popular Mechanics for Kids
Tech has always been a shy kid. And pre-k exacerbated that I think. He would hide from other adults, any more than 1 or 2 kids overwhelmed him, and he just wasn't very sociable. His Dad and I aren't particularly social creatures, so this wasn't too big of a shock, but I did want him to at least talk to people. And it seemed like the more pre-k went on, the more he retreated. HOWEVER we have finally, finally had a breakthrough!
We have been looking for a new house since October, and
I have bipolar disorder. It's one of those fun things we just live with. I am mild enough for now, that we can handle it without drugs (thank the gods and goddesses), but it's one of those things that just never go away.
As many know, we have been in the never ending house search. Frustration levels are high, which is NEVER good for me remaining stable. Add on that my husband was sick for about 10 days with walking pneumonia, and then Tech had it, sleep was elusive for over 2 weeks at my
I try not to be the "judgemental" mom. You know the kind. The one that everyone hides from because they think their parenting style is perfect. I admit, not even close to perfect. I have "those days" where I just want to hide in my bedroom and pretend I'm single and childless again.
However, every once in a while, I will come upon an article that just makes me cringe. A parenting article that makes me want to scream. When a parent brags about how only A+ grades
As the title indicates, our son is tech addicted. And some days I say "screw it, we're having an Octonauts day because I can't deal with you right now". He's watched Octonauts and Wild Kratts so many times. (I think I know everything there is to know about wild turkeys now). We knew he picked things up occasionally, but today, while out at the local thrift store, we picked up the HUGE coffee table book from Discovery Channel's LIFE mini series. We'd already picked up the DVD at Goodwill