September 20, 2016

City Kids went on a tour of the White House last week, and all I have to say is the Obama's did not come to greet us!  Some hosts!  :)  

September 20, 2016

Homeschooling is fantastic and has a lot of benefits, but it is not without its challenges.  As homeschoolers, we like to customize our schedules, and why not? We have flexibility we would not have with a traditional school, and we can make time for our kids' special i...

September 18, 2016

City Kids kicked off its Nature Program in Rock Creek Park this week with a tour of Peirce Mill.  The kids learned how people ground corn through the ages, first with a rock, then with a hand mill, then, eventually, with large, early 19th century mills like the one in...

September 14, 2016

I have learned so much on our homeschool journey, but one of the most significant lessons I have learned is that there are many ways to inspire through teaching that do not include just dumping information into kids.  For our World Cultures & Geography program, I signe...

September 12, 2016

In City Kids, we celebrate the Indigenous people of North America by learning about their culture, their art, their way of life, and their stories.  This past week, we went to the National Museum of The American Indian where Phaedra Siebert, an Art Historian and City K...

September 9, 2016

City Kids has started a new year of World Cultures & Geography, and we are beginning with Indigenous people in North America.  This week, we began with a lesson about the importance of horses to the various plains tribes in the U.S.  The history of the horse in these c...

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