Tag Archive: children

Homeschooling ABC’s: V, W, X, Y and Z

Hello Readers!  Today’s blog post is the last installment of my Homeschooling ABC’s series.  Like the others before it, it contains some serious thoughts, and a bit of whimsy.  I hope you enjoy it.  V is for Virtue: I know the idea of being virtuous is old-fashioned and outdated.  But I also know that when…




How You Can Help Protect Parental Rights

With the 4th of July on our minds, and all it represents, I thought it would be a good time to post about the critical Parental Rights Amendment.  I’ve written about the amendment before, but until it passes the PRA has to be re-introduced to Congress every year.  So this information bears repeating. The information…




Christmas Greetings…From My House To Yours

As this is a blog about home-schooling, I often mention my children in my posts.  I thought that I would send these Christmas greetings with pictures of my children that we used in our Christmas cards this year:  From left to right: Son #1, age 22; Son #3, age 8; Son #2, age 17; and The…




Neuroscience Meets Your Child With Disabilities

In the summer edition of the Florida Parent Educator’s Almanac magazine I found the following article by Tara Jenner, founder of The Brain Trainers.  As you will read in this article Tara is a cognitive skills trainer, who serves the needs of students and adults who either have learning challenges or just want to improve…




A Sitcom Moment

A few weeks ago I was watching a Seinfeld rerun with my two older children (ages 26 and 22).  During Seinfeld’s monologue he made the observation that when we become adults we suddenly wonder why we were so afraid of our parents.  Both my children burst out laughing.  I asked them why.  They said (in…