Little by little, one travels far.

OLD SPANISH PROVERB

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

Homeschool.com Curriculum Review Summary

January 18, 2021 | Wisdom Wonder Project

Homeschool.com has been helping homeschool families for over 20 years, and is dedicated to empowering parents to create the ideal learning environment for their child at home. Homeschool.com’s team consistently provides tools, product reviews, guides, advice, and support to all homeschooling families, and believes strongly … Read More

Teaching Character Through Literature: Stewardship

January 1, 2021 | Cheryl McCabe

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry STEWARDSHIP: The careful and responsible management of things entrusted to one’s care, including one’s mind, body, time, money, environment and property, with proper regard to … Read More

Teaching Character Through Literature: Humility

December 1, 2020 | Sharon Cumberland

“True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.” ― Martin Luther HUMILITY: Knowing, accepting and being who we are while demonstrating modesty about our accomplishments and gifts, admitting mistakes and … Read More

Teaching Character Through Literature: Gratitude

November 1, 2020 | Sharon Cumberland

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” — G.K. Chesterton GRATITUDE: Being thankful and showing appreciation for those in our lives and for what we have and receive. Catch Phrase: Say thank you … Read More

Homeschool Review Crew Summary

September 1, 2020 | Wisdom Wonder Project

The Homeschool Review Crew is comprised of dynamic homeschooling families that use and review homeschool products with their own children and then share their experiences. Wisdom Wonder Project was reviewed by over 40 homeschooling families in 2021, across many different platforms such as social media, … Read More

Teaching Character Through Literature: Diligence

September 1, 2020 | Sharon Cumberland

“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and sitting in the shade.” ― Rudyard Kipling DILIGENCE: Committing to doing tasks with excellence and persevering with determination and patience to complete tasks in spite of difficulties and discouragement. Catch Phrase: Do your best; don’t give … Read More

Teaching Character Through Literature: Resourcefulness

August 1, 2020 | Betsi Ashby

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” ― Audrey Hepburn RESOURCEFULNESS: To act effectively and imaginatively, to use information and available resources wisely and efficiently. Catch phrase: You can figure this out! The character trait this month feels like more of a rallying cry … Read More

Teaching Character Through Literature: Citizenship (Part 2: Black American Culture)

July 2, 2020 | Wisdom Wonder Project

“What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself.” — Johann Kaspar Lavater, German poet & physiognomist (1741-1801) CITIZENSHIP: Recognizing one’s place in the greater … Read More

Teaching Character Through Literature: Citizenship (Part 1)

July 1, 2020 | Cheryl McCabe

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead CITIZENSHIP: Recognizing one’s place in the greater communities (family, school, local and country) through active service and respectful devotion to … Read More

Workboxes

June 12, 2020 | Jenny Bischoff

If you are trying to juggle multiple assignments, keep the kids focused, and promote independence while keeping toddlers and preschoolers happy, read on! This may be a system you want to try now, or think about for next year. Even if you don’t have littles, … Read More

Setting Up Your Space: Young Scholars

May 29, 2020 | Wisdom Wonder Project

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