The past two weeks have been absolutely crazy. We had a weekend where both kids were sick, followed by an awesome weekend. The awesome weekend was just a rare gem. It started with visiting family members we haven’t seen in almost a year (though it never feels that long when we’re all together), the middle… Continue reading This Week’s Library Finds: 9/19
The following is my journey from being skeptical about early readers (preK-K) to actively teaching my child to read at age 4. It has become the norm to teach children to read in kindergarten. I remember hearing this as a non-parent adult and thinking “That’s crazy!” In kindergarten I learned to write my letters. I know… Continue reading Teaching our 4 year old to READ!
Our daughter’s Berenstain Bear obsession continues. This week we maxed out a library card due to the pile of Bear books. She used to be at least a little interested in the computers with games. Not since her love Berenstain Bears took over. She heads straight to their section of shelves and starts piling them… Continue reading This Week’s Library Finds
Today was day one of Classical Conversations! It some ways it feels like this day was a long time coming, in other ways I can’t believe we are here.My daughter’s very first structured school day and my very first day as a tutor. We were both excited and nervous. These are the things we did… Continue reading Our First Community Day with Classical Conversations
I was attempting to work on my thesis today. I was going over Paul’s use of Genesis 2:24 in Ephesians 5:31 and how it works to secure his presentation of roles in the Old Testament. This isn’t the only time Paul uses Genesis 2:24. In 1 Corinthians 6:16 Paul uses Genesis 2:24 in a very… Continue reading Memorizing Scripture: Motivation from Paul’s epistles to step up my memorization game
I love children’s books. I could read them all day long just by myself. I love the cute illustrations and the silly story lines. I also love book lists. I love looking at Classical school’s reading lists for different grades. You can find some good ones here: A Complete Classical Christian School Reading List: Grades 1-8… Continue reading This Week’s Library Finds
The above question is a thought that occasionally enters my head. I graduated from public school. I spent a large part of my childhood in school. Can we really do that in our house? Do we really want to do all of that in our house? The answer is yes. Of course it is yes.… Continue reading Are we really going to homeschool our children?