Tag Archives: learning

Family Service Idea

"El Bichito" children

Okay, this may not seem so “real” to you, but it is for me. Have you ever wished for ways to help your kids learn to recognize their blessings besides just telling them what they are? Or to realize that they are fortunate … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Homework for Parents

One thing I don’t enjoy about beginning the school year is the piles of paperwork the kids bring home for me to do. Emergency cards, volunteer surveys, and most of all, (we get this most with the middle schoolers) the … Continue reading

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Children: The Challenge
Watch Your Tone of Voice

Tone of voice learnings from Children the Challenge

How long until school starts? No, not in hours, but for those of you who knew, this post is for you. Well, to tell the truth, I don’t know how many hours until school starts, but this post is really … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank

Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in … Continue reading

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A High School Grad
Don’t You Wish You Were ‘1 2 ?!

high school seniors walk onto field for graduation

I’ve been seeing that around lately. I can honestly say I do not wish I were a 2012 high school graduate, but I am really happy with the fact that I have one. Can you pick him out? That’s my … Continue reading

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Your Fortune in Chocolate

On a recent journey through a bag of Dove chocolates, I discovered two things. At least. First, they don’t call it a “throw down bag” on the coupon for nothing. Second, I realized my future ideal (income producing) job. I … Continue reading

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Real Tears, by Carol Lynn Pearson

poet Carol Lynn Pearson

In honor of National Poetry Month, I decided to share some poetry with you. It’s not long, and it’s nothing they tried to make you read in high school, so you can go ahead and read it without that worry. … Continue reading

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Let Me Bring You Dinner

"get well soon" flower delivery

For the most part, I like to be prepared and plan ahead. I like to know what’s going on and what is required of me to make the day a success (or less of a disaster). But I’m not opposed … Continue reading

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Helping Children Learn to Read

little girl in a big book Charlotte

Do your kids love getting lost in a book? Like Janae, I have been asked many times what I have done to have my kids reading so early. Sure, I know kids who have read earlier. Ours have all been … Continue reading

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Families Who Play Together, _____________

Fill in the blank: Families Who Play Together, _____________ a. Stay Together b. Learn Math c. Both! If you answered “C”, you’re right! Heidi’s post a couple of weeks ago about Lazy Parenting really hit a cord with me and … Continue reading

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