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"But Why, Mom?" The Value of Communicating Values

Stark hair and makeup frame her pretty face. Metal protrudes from her ears and nose, lips, tongue. Regularly added tattoos cover her skin. And yet her beauty is still there, vibrant and loud, like her laugh which rasps -- marbles … Continue reading

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The purpose of Sonlight Language Arts

When I was in the ninth grade, my Language Arts program consisted of studying grammar for an entire year. I can diagram sentences with the best of them. But is that Language Arts? What about worksheets? Do they teach Language … Continue reading

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Stop, Drop, and Talk

The Hesitant Housewife has an excellent tip for interacting with kids, especially little ones. She called it "stop, drop, and talk." I hadn't heard it expressed that way before, and I like it! I'm familiar with the concept. When a … Continue reading

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