I’m a child of God seeking peace through the study of God’s word, the Bible. I seek His peace for all areas of my life. Whether it is in through my role as wife, or motherhood while training up my child in the nurture […]
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One of my favorite children’s stories is The Mitten. If you are not familiar with this book. The story has been around for a long time. It originally was a Ukrainian folk tale and has been retold many times. It has most recently been made famous by […]
As diligent parents we want to lead our teenagers in developing good character traits as they continue to develop into adulthood. But discipline can lead to confrontation which may make for less discipline and more confrontation when emotions are running high. It’s a difficult problem […]
When you have a math minded child it’s incredible how fast they absorb numerical information. Their minds are moving so rapidly that they may struggle to relax. I often think that my son would lay in bed calculating physics or composing music all night if we didn’t intervene. He just wants and needs more, and if you have a math minded child yours does as well.
But, how do you continuously provide them with more math challenges without overwhelming them? That’s the question isn’t it? How much is too much?
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Here’s the thing. Children who are gifted have a hunger for more information like you or I have a hunger for food. Just as keeping food from the child’s hunger would be wrong, keeping learning food from their mind also is a disservice to the child.
They’ll know when they’ve been given something too complicated. And, you’ll most likely see that expressed in one of two ways. The first is through major self-frustration, the other is through a shutting down that may exhibit itself as boredom.
Resources for Teaching with LEGO® Bricks These days the web is filled with Free LEGO Learning Printables, even here on this blog, you can download for free, counting and multiplication worksheets using LEGO bricks. Disclosure: Please note that this post has affiliate advertisement links. Most […]
With the cold weather coming, now is the best time to kick the bacteria to the curb. Take some time to really dig in and clean as you prepare to nest your home for winter and start with some healthy cleaning using natural products. Pull […]
Botany, the study of plants. One of the sciences that often gets overlooked. Sometimes this is due to botany being studied inside a greater biology study while other times it’s due to interests. There are some who simply feel that they have no ability to grow plants successfully, therefore they choose to not endeavor into Botany science.
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But, plants live all around us. From the grassy areas around our homes, to the trees, ferns, and flowers that line the path at the local park we visit. All one needs to do to study plants is open their eyes and their minds to the mass of natural plants that live, grow, and thrive everywhere we look.
But, perhaps you struggle to know how to take your vision from seeing plants to digging in and studying them. That’s easily understood. Which is why I’ve gathered 10 resources that can guide you in a botany study. It’ll take you from notebooking, to planting, a study of plant parts and understanding the different types of plants found in the plant kingdom.
Autumn is such a gorgeous season if you happen to live in an area where the leaves turn vibrant colors. The cool crisp air coupled with warm mugs of hot tea, coffee, or cocoa make for a thrilling time to date your man. Why not […]
Coffee. The fuel for most homeschooling moms. We wake up and move through the morning getting kids breakfast, setting up lessons for the day, and if we are lucky we have time to grab a mug of coffee that we sip on through the morning […]