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Give Your Kids an Annual Christmas Ornament

Give your children the gift of an annual Christmas ornament. It is a treasure for years to come.

I was 21 years old.  Dinner with my family had just ended but everyone was still relaxing at the table.  Slowly, my parents presented me with Ziplocloc bag full of Christmas ornaments. I examined the contents of the bag.  It contained about 20-something ornaments.  Not just any Christmas ornaments but my annual christmas ornaments.  And my parents …

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Marie’s Words: Illustrated SAT Flashcards

Marie's Words SAT Vocabulary

“Smashing someone in the head with the milk jug is not innocuous, but it is considered battery,”  informed my 9-year-old. “This is true.  It could hurt.” His sister chimed in, “When the battery on my iPod abates, I am not gregarious.” I laughed. Then the seven-year-old declared, “Force shield are impervious to nerf darts.” “Alright.  Alright, …

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The Unique Power of a Homeschool Parent: Innovation

A Homeschool Parent has a unique power - the power to innovate.

Innovator. Innovator is my word for this homeschool year. in·no·va·tor   ˈinəˌvādər/   noun      1.  a person who introduces new methods, ideas, or products. I am an educational innovator.  I am on the cutting edge of bringing education into the 21st century.  I am in the practice of creating new methods, ideas, and maybe even products. And I …

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