For us, right now, homeschooling works

Like most parents, I was nervous about my kid starting school. But when I visited our local kindergarten classroom, I felt reassured. The junior and senior kindergarten curriculum in our province was play based. He would be playing and learning. He could even bring his own books. Even though my husband and I knew that public school wouldn't be … Continue reading For us, right now, homeschooling works

Soaking in the art at AGO

It's not every day your 4 year old asks to get a better look at Monet's use of cadmium yellow. A few nights ago we were reading in Kaleb's trusty Basher Science: The Complete Periodic Table: All the Elements in Style! that cadmium was used in Monet's favourite yellow paint. We decided to google some of his works, and in the process discovered that the Art Gallery of Ontario has a few of Monet's works on loan at the moment in their Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more exhibit. Clearly, this was a once in a lifetime opportunity and it just so happened to be the perfect moment for it too!