Helping a Reluctant Reader to Enjoy Books

I’ve been busy leading a mini-workshop at church for the past couple of weeks.   With Dad gone and our church a bit far from home, the kids have had to tag along and busy themselves while I’m teaching.   A dear member and  friend noticed that the girls occupied themselves with books, and began her lament […]

Customer Question: What to Expect from Narrations

I absolutely love my customers.    There are a number of items that I need to complete, inclusive of much prayer, in order to grow the business into all that it could be.    I often find myself repenting for disobedience when God speaks through one of my customers, and I procrastinate in doing what He says […]

Learning about Learning Styles

I can always count on Kysha for inspiration.    After hearing Sally Clarkson speak at the HOTM Conference, and then reading her post on learning styles, I went back to one of my homeschool favorites, Educating the Whole Hearted Child, to re-read and see what I might learn. When I was first introduced to learning styles […]

Doing Things, But What?

‘ “I think I like that man,” Janus observed.  “Never had  much to do with high-minded teachers since I was a kid, but he means business.    I thought teachers just talked, but he doesn’t fool around with the words.   He goes and does things.‘ (emphasis mine) Meindert Dejong, The Wheel on the School, pg. 162 […]

Discovery, Discipline, and Discussion

I will take a summer’s break from the Weekly Homeschool Wrap-up meme as we abruptly ended our homeschool year on last week.    I use the word ‘abruptly’ because my non-spontaneous nature had planned last week to test, with this week as our last school week.   When the other parent in charge of testing materials didn’t […]

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