For some kids all it takes is to hear something set to song just a few times, and it becomes embedded in their memory. Olivia is a kid like that. I think she can learn just about anything if we set it to a tune. So using songs for memory work is something we do all the time.
Many times there are already songs written for a topic we want to memorize. We use songs from Classical Conversations even though we are not in a community. The skip counting songs, timeline song, and Latin chants are all available on their CDs and are superb.
Listen or read more at https://pambarnhill.com/songs-for-memory-work/
Is sibling conflict a problem in your home? Maybe you think that question is just a joke. Maybe you think it's a nice way to begin a post by making everyone feel normal and right at home because DUH! of course sibling conflict is a problem. In everyone's home. Always.
But it may not be for the reason you're thinking.
Listen or read more at https://hswotrainingwheels.com/sibling-conflict-problem/
It must be kind of hard to be J.K. Rowling.
I had that thought the other night as I tucked into the first in her crime series, which she wrote under a pseudonym.
I think if I were her I would do everything under a pseudonym.*
I’d grocery shop under a pen name.
Because she has already kind of done The Most Amazing Thing …
Can you imagine that pressure?
It must be crushing sometimes.
Listen or read more at http://www.karasanderson.com/youre-not-homeschooling-for-likes/
Be proactive, not reactive.
You know you are going to have good days and bad days.
We’ve been talking the past couple of weeks about how we might be the ones sabotaging our homeschools. We also discussed the importance of having our attitudes ordered rightly because someone might be watching.
But what does this look like in the day to day of our home? We have meals to cook, errands, appointments, and a house to clean. And then there are the unexpected problems that come up in our week.
Listen or read more at https://pambarnhill.com/proactive-homeschooling/