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Creative Writing: Taking on the Challenges One Prompt at a Time

Our homeschooling curriculum has always been quite heavy in the creative writing department. When we were using a private online school, kiddo turned every writing assignment into an exercise in creativity - whether in plot, setting,

Another Day In “Our Normal” Life

Nothing glamorous or exciting planned for the day, except for a trip to the store to get cabbage. Late afternoon, and it looked like a good time to head out to the grocery store. We

It Works For Me!

These days, everybody has some amount of technology in his or her home. Computers, smart phones, e-book readers, personal gaming devices, and Siri….don’t forget Siri. (Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like

Not My Circus

"Not my circus...not my monkeys" This is may not be the best parenting advice I can offer up, however, it is some of the most useful. Now, I am not saying that your precious children

Give Me A Minute – Got A Few Things To Say

Parenting, Giftedness, Education, Life...there will be no rhyme or reason to this post. It is what we, around here affectionately call "verbal vomit". (You know, when you really don't want to hold it in, and

Absolutely Infected

Original Story Date: January, 2011 In this age of advanced medicine and powerful, albeit controversial, childhood immunizations, I find myself chuckling here on the sidelines of the game of life. So what exactly am I