Being able to express yourself is such an important skill and one of the best things you can do for your children is to teach them how to write. We all want our kids to know how to express themselves verbally and in writing. However, many parents are fearful about teaching their children to write, mainly because they don't feel comfortable writing themselves. Charlotte Mason, … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids to Write
One of the best ways to teach your kids about commitment, responsibility and unselfish love is to get them reading or listening to the autobiographies/biographies of past and present missionaries. These men and women lived (or are living) lives of dedication and vision, with wonderful and daring adventure stories that show your children the Hand of God at work in the lives of … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids About Commitment and Unselfish Love
Everyone wants Christmas sweater, right? Well, they are loud, colorful, and kind of crazy, but ugly Christmas sweaters are as popular as ever and they’re selling like crazy. Some are so wild and crazy that they are actually cute. Why would anybody buy one of these sweaters? Maybe they hope to be the winner of the “ugliest Christmas sweater” at their office party, or they plan … [Read more...] about Everyone Needs An Ugly Christmas Sweater! Right?
I had the best time visiting with the Listening and Learning Seeds group this week. I spoke at their December meeting and got to spend time with some great ladies, and I even got a ceramic cupcake overflowing with candy canes. Yum! You can learn more about their group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/405225092829773/?ref=ts&fref=ts. We discussed every family’s need to … [Read more...] about Candy Canes, Good Company and Multiple Streams of Income
Why are kids fascinated by bugs? They love 'em. Boys like to let the critters crawl up and down their arms and are delighted when it makes the girls scream. Hehe! Boys are funny like that. Many girls are intrigued by the little buggers, too. They just don't want to admit it. But both boys and girls like to investigate and study about bugs. Let them take pictures of the bugs … [Read more...] about Investigating Bugs…A Great Way To Teach Research and Study Skills