Review: Piedmont Wildlife Center

This is a personal review of the Piedmont Wildlife Center (PWC) located in Durham, NC. My kids have participated in several programs there, including summer camps and homeschool camps.  Piedmont Wildlife Center (PWC) does a variety of outreach programs, wildlife rehabilitation, and camps.  Specifically, I will be reviewing their camps for kids. I am happy to say…

“I want to be a park ranger.”

My oldest son has decided he wants to be a park ranger. This makes a lot of sense.  He loves to be outside, he likes enforcing rules, he loves to interact with people, and he has completed the Junior Ranger program for each of the 40 states parks in North Carolina. One of the requirements…

Teaching History Chronologically

As a kid, I hated history.  When I thought about teaching history to my kids, my basic thought was something like “Ugh!” Then I had an idea.  I could write my own script.  I didn’t have to teach history in any particular order or according to someone else’s core standards.  So I created the “Timeline…