Tag Archives: extracurricular

How Many Hours a Day Do You Spend on School?

Way back in the day, my siblings and I were done with school by 10am or noon, at the latest. I guess, technically, we also had some school as bedtime stories... but the fantastic books didn't feel like school. In … Continue reading

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Why our children should learn to concentrate

What do you suppose our kids must learn in the age of Facebook, texting and instant information? I think it is how to focus. They need to learn other things as well, of course. But consider some ideas I recently … Continue reading

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Fun Inspiration: Optical Illusion

My brother-in-law sent me a link to this optical illusion wherein you shake you head to see the image behind the black bars. Intrigued, I decided to see if I could replicate the effect. Shake Your Head Ah-ha! What's so … Continue reading

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Providing a Comprehensive Educational Experience

I was taken aback when I read that the National Education Association has publicly stated that they believe "that home schooling programs based on parental choice cannot provide the student with a comprehensive education experience" (section B-82 of the 2011-2012 … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Excitement

It's the week before Christmas, and if you're like me, you still have 101 one things to do this week. But if your kids are anything like mine, they're going just a little bit nuts with excitement and don't quite … Continue reading

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Our Doughnut Legacy...

My husband and I have been married 36 years and as you would suspect we have lots in common; kids, faith, reading, love for the outdoors and Homer Price . Yep, we have Homer Price in common. It was one … Continue reading

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Another reason for children to play an instrument

I originally wanted my children to play the piano. It's so useful in worship services and can be played solo. But I couldn't seem to fit the additional teaching into our schedule. Fortunately, we found another avenue for musical expression. … Continue reading

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