Cait co-hosts The Homeschool Sisters Podcast and is co-founder of Raising Poppies, a community for parents of gifted and twice-exceptional children. Cait is also founder of the Family Book Club at My Little Poppies, a fantastic community of book-loving parents and the Gameschool Community at My Little Poppies, a vibrant community of gameschoolers.
Cait is a contributing writer for Simple Homeschool. Her work has also appeared on The Huffington Post, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, GeekMom, and many others. You can find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram
When I was in second grade, my teacher, Mrs. Hemeon, read James and the Giant Peach aloud. Mrs. Hemeon was a dynamic storyteller. The entire class was enraptured, the room was silent. And that’s tough to accomplish with a room filled with second graders! Once we had finished the book, our class created a play…