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Common Sense Approach to Creative Writing

The following essay is copied from  Rhythm Prism’s writing development book,Teacher’s Manual The Artist Inside

There is a national debate about Common Core and standardized testing. 292 more words


Rocking Out

Forgive me mother nature for I have been embellishing your creations.  Sasha is studying his letters, and learning to spell so I made these alphabet rocks to help him on his journey.  116 more words


Big News

Earlier this month we received a letter from Angie’s school informing us that applications for Grade R would be opening soon. We’d always intended that she would do Grade R at the school and then begin homeschooling in Grade One. 539 more words

Home Schooling

One Down, Two to Go

Well, sorry for my silence last night. We have reached the time of year when I just want to crawl in a hole and hibernate until the middle of May. 164 more words

Making Time

Sometimes, it feels like there is no time. Racing from one appointment and activity to the next. Friends come into your mind, and you determine to get in touch. 499 more words


Do children need forcing over shyness?

Charley and I had a jaunt out together the other day. She’s a lovely young adult now and we share grown up things together like art centres, charity treasure seeking or walks. 845 more words

Fun and Stress

We’ve been out of the house a lot in the last week, in fact we’ve been out for at least half of all but one day: a lot for us! 205 more words