I’ve had a lot of people asking me lately about how we home school. The great thing about homeschooling is that you can do it however you want. Homeschooling can be completely individual to your family. However, it’s also a really hard job, and I know it helps to have ideas on how other families make it work. To that end, here are some things that work for our family…
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Oh the tears! Beautiful and bittersweet.
Kelly Gunderson decided to record a conversation she was having with her 87 year mother who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. Amazingly, there was a breakthrough moment when Kelly’s mom begins to remember who she is.
This video is a powerful reminder of the mother-child connection. Not only that, but it is helping to spread even more awareness about this heartbreaking disease that strikes the elderly.
By A.M., IANtB Science Editor. Images by Holly Spring via Bored Panda. I wanted to share this series by Holly Spring because it illustrates so well how the narrative we create for our children about who they are matters so much. Self-perception and self-talk, formed early in childhood by the words and actions of the people around them, have been shown to have a huge effect on self-esteem, confidence, and resilience later in life. Positive self talk and … Keep Reading!!!
hiking in big sur. ever’s early days….
two months ago we were walking down this same road and i told him he had been on this road 4 times already (altho this was the first time he consciously remembered it). he asked me “mommy, why do you love big sur so much?”
and i said “well, sweet, this place is close to mommy’s heart because of how breathtaking it is, beautiful. many … Keep Reading!!!
By: Victoria Gensheimer
On October 11, 1989, I gave birth to a 9lb. 13oz baby boy. He was my second child. He was healthy and took to breastfeeding like a pro. When he was 22 hours old, I was informed that his bilirubin level was 8, which meant he was jaundiced. Since this level was measured from the cord blood, they viewed that as being “high.” Treatment would require the standard photo therapy; keeping him under lights. Right before discharge, … Keep Reading!!!
In the second episode of HBO TV show The Newsroom, an idealistic executive producer bounces into the meeting room with a whiteboard, where (after accidentally knocking over the entire easel) she outlines the new direction in which she intends to take the evening news hour she and her team produces.
She writes down several questions that she wants the news team … Keep Reading!!!
New York Mets player Daniel Murphy missed the first two games of the season after birth of his first child. Murphy’s wife was in Florida and happened to go into labor during opening day. He flew to her side to be present for the birth.
Murphy’s three-day paternity leave is quite standard for Major League Baseball players; Federal law allows fathers to take up to two weeks off work.
Not news, right?
If only it were that simple…
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