Teaching Pre-Readers

I am a home schooling mom and proud of it. We decided to home school before our oldest was born. Since I knew that I was responsible for all the teaching, I made decisions early on to have early exposer to educational toys and programs. I figured that the more the kids absorbed from … [Read more...]

Raising People, Not Children

Looking down at your newborn baby is something that is indescribable. You vow to protect that little life. Spoil it some, cuddle lots, and never let them feel any pain. Then they turn 2. Then 4. Before you know it, you have a 16-year-old. That 16 years old is a result of every cuddle, word, and … [Read more...]

Snow Days

Living in Winnipeg, snow storms are common. Even in the month of May. The last few years we have been fortunate. There haven't really been any major blizzards. This year, so far, we have had 2 major snow falls. Not quite shut the city down blizzards, but pretty nasty weather. This year I was facing … [Read more...]