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Weekly Update: Encouraging Words

Hi everyone! Sorry again for the late update. It was a very busy weekend, and I’ve finally had a moment to take time to post. 688 more words


Starting School? How's it Going?

Whether you just started Kindergarten like Prince George, or 11th grade, here are a a few tips that will keep you on the road to a smooth school year. 257 more words

Study Skills

What We Are Using for Foreign Language

I knew early on that I wanted my children to learn foreign languages, particular Latin and Spanish. Spanish seems obvious since it’s one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. 616 more words

Middle School

The King's Equal

Paterson, Katherine (1992). The King’s Equal. New York. Harpercollins.

“But you will not wear my crown until the day you marry a woman who is your equal in beauty and intelligence and wealth” qualifies a beloved old king, as he bestows a final blessing on his son (p.7). 605 more words

The Mousehole Cat

Barber, Antonia (1990). The Mousehole Cat. London: Walker Books.

(Reprinted in 1996 by Aladdin Paperbacks, a division of Simon & Schuster)

The Mousehole Cat… 384 more words

My Favorite Educational Apps

The homeschool world abounds with opinions on electronics. Some think that electronics should be limited, while others think that electronics should be embraced.  My family falls somewhere in between. 1,196 more words

Middle School

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great

Morris, Gerald (2008). The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great. Houghton Mifflin: New York.

How do you introduce a modern-day ten-year old, who isn’t all that keen on reading to begin with, to the legends of King Arthur and Sir Lancelot? 129 more words