Category Archives: school readiness

Beginning Again: Preschool Part 2 (Five Little Ducks)

Part One One of the things I have come to realize about Bull’s learning style is that he is much more kinetic than his siblings. Although he was slow to crawl and walk due to stomach surgery at 2.5 months, … Continue reading

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Beginning Again: Preschool

It is constantly amazing to me how different the children are from one another! To be sure, there are a great many things that are remarkably similar and few people who looked at them would have any doubts that they … Continue reading

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What W does for/during School

One of the things that has been different about this school year is having both students who need to really work and concentrate and a preschooler! In previous years we have just done difficult work while the youngest ones were … Continue reading

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School This Morning

Just thought I’d give you a glimpse of school with the two “littles” this morning…

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Su’s Skeleton

About two months ago Su came downstairs before bed with a burning question. “Mom,” she wanted to know, “how many bones do I have?” I had no idea so we grabbed the medical dictionary from the shelf and looked up … Continue reading

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Celebration and Healing

“As celebration leads to healing, healing leads back to celebration. It is all God’s work; and those who find themselves called to it must, quite simply, ‘serve God and be cheerful’.” N. T. Wright , For All God’s Worth pg … Continue reading

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Thoughts as F Starts School

  Today is the day. F has been waiting with increasing anticipation to start school, and in a few hours we will be taking him over for his first morning of Junior Kindergarten Four at one of the local Episcopal … Continue reading

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Ten Ways To Help Preschoolers Participate in Church

Although some weeks don’t always go as well as others, the big kinder really do pretty well with sitting in and participating in church. They know that church is important for them too and not just something that we do … Continue reading

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What are we doing around here? (Schooling Update)

It seems like it must be almost Fall since everywhere I look there are “Back to School ” sales and things printed in plaid. Some of my FB friends have already started their new school year and the blogs I … Continue reading

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Running Wild

G. K. Chesterton: “The chief aim of the Christian order is to give room for all good things to run wild.”   I ran across this on a homeschooling blog this morning. It resonated immediately. Giving order to chaos so … Continue reading

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