Thursday, 17 April 2014
The Distance between Voice and Mechanics in Writing By Julie Bogart Is it possible to nurture your child’s writing voice without worrying about the mechanics of writing? Will that foster a carelessness in children’s writing habits? Shouldn’t kids learn to care about how they spell, how they punctuate, how they construct their sentences and paragraphs?
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Saturday, 15 March 2014
Hey Mama, just a reminder, right now you are in ONE season of your life. And like all seasons, it’s going to pass and you will enter another. Maybe the next one will be calmer, more peaceful, less chatter and whining all around you. It might be a little boring, even. As I type, Baby
Monday, 10 March 2014
HOW YOU CAN KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED DURING YOUR CO-OP CLASS Are you a parent teaching a homeschool co-op class? Do you sometimes wonder, “How am I going to keep these kids focused and interested in what is going on in my class?” (Especially if it is right before lunch, and all they can think about
Wednesday, 05 March 2014
Hey Mama, just wanted to pop in and help you put your eyes on Jesus. He is still on the throne. While the world has gone mad, He is the same, unmovable, unshakable. He is our great and holy God and Savior, Jesus Christ. We get so caught up in the details of our current
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Hey Mama, it’s Monday. I heard you are drowning. You thought you were going to wake up and start a fresh new day, lots would get done, and you’d go to bed tonight content that so much was accomplished. It’s not looking that way, though, and the day is already underway and moving too fast.
Monday, 24 February 2014
Victus is the Latin word for way of life. We can define way of life as our fundamental thoughts, beliefs, and actions. A philosophical friend once told me she believes some people walk around unconscious, not thinking much about where they are, where they are going, or how they will get there. Basically, they
Thursday, 20 February 2014
What Happened to Our Math? Math in the United States has been, and continues to be, on the decline. It seems as though our students are getting dumber, when in fact, they are just part of the “great dumbing down” started many years ago. The students are not the problem. The curriculum they are using