Guess Who Homeschooled? Part II: Athletes

You may have seen our comprehensive list of famous homeschoolers and wondered why and when they were homeschooled. Turns out, many of them chose to be educated at home for the same reasons you decided homeschooling was the best form of education. Some people on this list were bullied, […] Click here to view original web page at www.homeschoolacademy.com

Read more

What Sports Can Toddlers Play at the Age of Two?

Sports organizations offer team sports for children as young as three, including basketball, soccer, baseball and tennis. Playing sports requires teamwork, motor skills and the ability to follow directions and children are just beginning to develop these skills at the age of two. Choose safe and positive sports experiences […] Click here to view original web page at www.livestrong.com

Read more

Immigrant Children Are Still Children

The Trump administration’s cruel treatment of children and families at the border has not stopped. Children continue to die in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernández Vásquez, who died May 20 just hours after being diagnosed with the flu. Despite the […] Click here to view original web page at www.momsrising.org

Read more

Healthy Diet + Exercise = Brain Power!

You’ve probably heard this a million times before: “I don’t want to go outside…it’s too hot/cold/windy/sunny/cloudy.” And this: “I don’t want fruit for dessert. I want ice cream/cookies/cake/candy.” But it’s possible you haven’t heard this: a lack of exercise and a poor diet can impact the way your child […] Click here to view original web page at www.homeschoolacademy.com

Read more

Sparring With Boys, Keeping a Dream Calendar, and Setting Her Sights on the 2024 Olympics: An Interview With 12-year-old Jesselyn Silva

My Corner of the Ring My Corner of the Ring is an inspiring memoir about twelve-year-old Jesselyn Silva, a bright, strong Latinx girl who has known she wanted to be a boxer since she was in first grade. Her dad has raised Jess on his own, and supported her […] Click here to view original web page at www.barnesandnoble.com

Read more