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A Storyteller's Journey

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I had finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up: a storyteller.

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Word Love – Autodidact

Ooh, this is a good one and something that we all should be. From dictionary.com, an autodidact is "a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person." Personally, I LOVE... Continue Reading →

Christmas Picture Books Even the Teens Will Like

Even though my kids are older, I still borrow picture books from the library. And it never fails that as soon as I start reading one, the boys can't resist gathering around and looking at the pictures. As for me,... Continue Reading →

Finding Rest – At Last!

I was going to wait until later in December to post again about my word for 2017, but decided that now is as good a time as any because...I found it! After feeling like a hamster running in a wheel... Continue Reading →

What’s Going On In My World

Well, I think I've just completed my last review for The Old Schoolhouse Review Crew. It's been a fun year getting to try out stuff I might not have otherwise. I've learned a lot about my teaching style and ability... Continue Reading →

Review – Sex by Design

Talking about sensitive topics is, well, a sensitive topic. I can't think of a more sensitive and personal thing to talk about than sexual purity. My oldest son is 14 and while I like to think that dating is still... Continue Reading →

What’s In My Book Bag?

Fall is the perfect time to get into a good book! For my book clubs I'm leading discussions of Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything┬áby Anne Bogel and Funny in Farsi: A Memoir... Continue Reading →

Book Love – Gulliver’s Travels

I'm always amazed when I read the actual book of a story that I was somewhat familiar with. For example, I watched the old black and white version of Frankenstein when I was much younger but that movie can not... Continue Reading →

Review – Brinkman Adventures Season 4

Audio dramas are one of my favorite tools to use in our homeschool. The combination of exciting stories, talented vocal acting, music, and sound effects is so powerful in capturing the imaginations of my boys. I've just been introduced to... Continue Reading →

Review – CTCMath

If you've been reading my ramblings for a while, you already know that math isn't my strong subject and as a homeschooler, that's the subject that I have the least confidence in my ability to clearly teach to my boys.... Continue Reading →

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