Homeschooling Rice, CA

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Quite a few people are searching for alternatives to the liberal influenced public education system. That should not be a surprise since the US public education system is rated 25th in the world in science and reading and 38 in mathematics. To the majority of parents homeschooling seems as a clear alternative. The issue with this is that if you search the Internet for homeschooling resources what you will find is in many cases not very useful. Anybody in search of homeschooling programs needs to consider attending a homeschooling event like those provided by Great Homeschool Conventions. At our event you’ll find a wide range of homeschooling materials. You will be able to take lessons and interact experts like Nick Vujicic, Matt Walsh, and others. The mission of our events is to equip you moms and dad’s with quality homeschooling materials needed to embark in a successful homeschooling journey. If you’re not finding details about homeschooling in Rice, California, we urge you to visit one of our trade shows.

Find Homeschooling Programs in Rice, CA

You would think that with so many families in search of homeschooling curriculum in Rice, CA more details would be available. It is no secret that the state of California is against homeschooling. As California’s AB 2756 bill clearly shows. Homeschooling is nothing new it took new life in the late 80s early 90s as a way for Christian parents to integrate their religion into their kids education. What no one was expecting. That is, children who are homeschool perform better in life, exercise better decisions, and have superior sense of values and respect for others. Despite public opinion homeschooled kids have the same access to online learning, friendships, and activities as the normal public school student however without many of the drawbacks, like standardized lesson plans and drugs. In recent times parents and teachers alike have raised the question I’m wondering if homeschooling is the answer to the education crisis in the United States. At Great Homeschool Conventions we simply want to make you aware that you are not alone on this journey. For more details about what Great Homeschool Conventions has to offer please visit our blog.

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Family field trips on a budget

Does your family have Cabin Fever but your budget is slim? With little money left over for fun, it makes sense to maximize your travel dollars. From experience, I’ve learned how to create family field trips on a small budget even if every family member has drastically different interests.

Take Field Trips without Breaking the Bank

Here are some tips to help you put together a trip that they will all enjoy…on a tight budget:

  • Simplify your lodgings. Either join a rewards club or, if you can, plan to visit areas of the country where you can stay with friends or relatives.  Another option- vacation homes and campgrounds – using a grill or fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer facility saves money. If you’re going to a theme or water park – stay in condo rooms on the property – most have a minimum of a mini micro/frig unit to keep/reheat leftovers or frozen entrees. Of course, the best way to save on hotels is to not use them. Plan day trips to sights and attractions within driving distance instead.
  • Attractions. Buying tickets in advance online can save not only money, but time as well. Go in a group for shows and fee-paid attractions at a group discount.  Either invite another large family along or ask to be part of another group tour.
  • Babysitting. When planning a road trip with young children, ask grandparents or another close relative to come along to watch the kids. This allows you and your spouse some time alone without paying for resort babysitting services.
  • Discount or Membership Card. Buy a discount attractions pass for large cities – especially if you know you’re going to visit four or more sites around town. You can also save with free discount cards provided by local CVBs.  Some supermarket chains offer great discount tickets to major attractions in the area by just signing up for their Customer Card. If you already have family memberships to your local Children’s Museum, Science Center, Zoo or Aquarium, find out which places offer Free or Discounted Reciprocal Admission.
  • Economize on meals.  Plan to splurge on one meal, but make the other meals less expensive. Staying at a hotel with a complimentary continental breakfast is our favorite option. Pack lunches in coolers that will stay fresh for a few hours while you catch an attraction. Pay attention to three magic words, “Kids Eat Free,” especially at hotel and chain restaurants. Try sharing meals between small eaters. Beverages are expensive add-ons, so order only water. Look for Extra Value Meals or Early Bird specials, too. Often, historic taverns offer better value deals for lunch vs. dinner menus.
  • Freebies. (Yes, they still exist.)  Keep the little ones entertained without opening the wallet at upscale mall stores like a Lego Store or Discovery Stores. Another freebie – free admission special events or festivals. Best of all, though, some attractions are still FREE admission. (note: one-quarter to one-third of all Kids Love Travel series guidebooks offer reviews on attractions that never, or hardly ever, charge to get in!
  • Getting Around. Most every tourist town has a trolley service and most every trolley has on/off privileges. That means your family pays one price for all day travel around a congested historic city without the hassles of parking and tolls. Many operators are natives and can give you the “inside scoop” about the sites they pass by. Walking is free, too. Some historic towns are very walkable (ex. Alexandria, St. Augustine, Fredericksburg, Lexington, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, etc.)
  • Giving In.  Moms say “yes” to kids more often and to more requests on vacation. So, give in moms, but cheaply. Most “treats” like ice cream cones are little cost compared to sit-down meals so splurge on that cone or candy and save on dinner because the kids won’t be that hungry!
  • Go off-season.  Not only will the crowds be reduced but hotels offer deep discounts and gift shops run clearance sales during off-peak times of year.
  • Pack to Save.  A last minute purchase or rental of certain items out of necessity can add up quickly. If you like to theme park or bike/hike, here’s what we suggest you pack: Medium, sturdy Backpack with band-aids, pain reliever, hand sanitizer, bottled water, towel or rain poncho, small flashlight, apples, nuts, gum or candy, small deck of cards, tissue or napkins, small box of colored pencils and a coloring book. Take turns carrying the backpack with the strongest backs first (packs are always heaviest at the beginning of the day).  You’ll save lots of money bringing odds n’ ends from home vs. convenience store prices.

Kids grow up fast.  Enjoy time with them (inexpensively) while they’re young.

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