Little by Little Blog

Inspired by an old Spanish Proverb, "Little by little, one travels far", this blog is a space to encourage your journey in parenting, teaching, and making the most of your child(ren)'s education. It is rarely by leaps and bounds that we will accomplish much, but more often in the everyday, moment after moment. Find resources, inspiration and support here to stay present and engaged in you and your family's lives.

Stories as Teaching Tools & Love Offerings

February 1, 2020 | Jim Weiss

As a professional author and storyteller, a father, and the husband of an award-winning schoolteacher and counselor, I have given a lot of thought to the most effective, most engaging ways to teach and to learn through stories. I want to share with you some … Read More

Reflecting on the Wonder Conference

November 1, 2019 | Sharon Cumberland

At the Wonder Conference, I felt a true sense of community among others who desire the same as me: to make new discoveries and enrich our home education.  I love being challenged by new ideas and making sure I stay “fresh” in my teaching. I … Read More

Setting Up Your Kitchen Space: Little Chefs

October 1, 2019 | Betsi Ashby

Mise en Place––it’s a French term meaning “everything in its place”. Before you tackle cooking with your Little Chef, it’s a good (read: really smart) idea to have all the equipment you’ll need within reach. It avoids frustration mid-recipe, and teaches children how to use … Read More

Setting up Your Space: Little Wonders

April 1, 2019 | Molly Wyer

When you first move into a home or an apartment, before you start making meals in your new kitchen, it helps to check that you have some staple ingredients and equipment on hand. That way, you won’t one day find yourself stuck in the middle … Read More

What Is The Wisdom Wonder Project?

What Is The Wisdom Wonder Project?

March 1, 2019 | Betsi Ashby

The San Luis Obispo Classical Academy opened its doors back in 2005 as a one-room schoolhouse in a neighborhood garage. Since these humble beginnings, the school has spent the last fifteen years developing and honing its novel approach to education – classical (with a twist). … Read More