Summer School

It starts this week.  Want to join us? This week we will read and discuss Animal Farm and a 20 min free write. How it’s going to work is Monday the assignments are posted and will be due on Friday. Easy enough, right?  This week’s writing prompt is: What do you hope to accomplish this … More Summer School

Summer Reading

It’s that time again.  I think we will just read this summer and maybe one writing prompt a week. They read Animal Farm way back when, but I want them to read again and they should zip right through it. That’s going to be the warm up. ūüėČ

Problems As Opportunities 

“When parents see their children’s problems as opportunities to build the relationship instead of as negative, burdensome irritations, it totally changes the nature of parent-c hild interaction. Parents become more willing, even excited, about deeply understanding and helping their children. When a child comes to them with a problem, instead of thinking,”oh no! Not another … More Problems As Opportunities¬†


Protection isn’t always pretty But as long as it works, who cares? Oops paint. It’s what I had so it’s what I used. My children were against it. “I wouldn’t.” I get what they were saying BUT… I need this project to progress and paint color is not a great reason to halt progress especially if: … More Oops