Fun and Games

I don’t know about you, but all of the Back-to-School hoopla makes me want to do anything but think about school (as a matter of principle, I never start in on our regular fall schedule anywhere near...

Is My Son Colorblind?

When he was three, he ran through the color flashcards with ease: black, yellow, white, purple, blue… but red and brown stumped him each time. He was only three, so I didn’t worry about it and we jus...

Rules of Storytelling Part One

Last summer, former Pixar story artist Emma Coats shared via twitter a list of story-telling tips she’d compiled from working with the company that brought such films as Toy Story, Monster’s Inc, Up,...

You Were Called and Qualified

I know, it’s been six months since you selected the curriculum for this school year. Me too. Whether it’s your first year, maybe it’s going to be your fifth, tenth – or last y...

VBS: An Encouragement to Homeschool.

There are a few questions that, if I had been paid a dollar for each time I was asked them, would have made me very rich by now. I’m sure you’ve heard the same: “Are you certified to teach?” “What ab...