It is a quiet morning at the Lee place. While sipping on my tea I hear the rain dripping off the metal roof, see the leaves blowing off the trees and feel the cool breeze blowing through the open windows. Fall is here. Life seems to get busier in the fall. Extra curricular activities are in […]
Our family has had the privilege of volunteering at a local horse rescue for several years now. As a mother of many adopted children, I quickly realized the connection my children began to have with the horses was more than casual. Changes began to occur in their attitudes, their thinking, their self-assurance. We started The […]
Come on in and pour yourself a cup of tea. We can hang out on Kathy’s big wide porch and talk of great ways to teach kids in the best place of all…HOME! Our book The Homegrown Preschooler is chock full of inspiring ideas to maximize the educational impact of your home, so that learning […]
I love to learn fun facts about my friends. I thought you might enjoy learning ten fun facts about me. My name is Kathy (take a deep breath) Lee, not KathyLee as in Kathie Lee Gifford or Kathy Lee Smith. My middle name is actually Hoven. I love horses almost as much as I love […]
Most of us have witnessed the fit that takes place when a device runs out of battery or is taken away from a little one. Lately, it seems I see devices in the hands of young children everywhere–at restaurants, in grocery carts, and even during play group gatherings. No, I do not think devices are […]
At the Homegrown Preschooler, we are often asked our opinions about chores. I wrote a blog post on this very subject for Gryphon House last year. Recently, I was asked what I thought of this list of chores from www.theflandersfamily.com. I think her list is right on!
I have loved young children as long as I can remember. I babysat to earn extra money, I helped care for my younger siblings, I studied Child Development at Mississippi State University, taught in and managed Child Development Centers, authored books for teachers and administrators and still travel and speak at Early Childhood Conferences across […]
Lesli recently had the privilege of introducing The Homegrown Preschooler to the host of Homeschool Highways. In this episode, Lesli shares some of the activities from our book that inspire children to discover and experience the world around them.