“Puppy” or “Doberman”? Which One are You?

“Learning is enhanced by challenge and inhibited by threat.” -Caine, R.N., Caine, G. (October 1990). “Understanding a Brain Based Approach to Learning and Teaching.” Educational Leadership 48, 2, 66-70. Ever taken a walk in your neighborhood and had a Doberman race to the fence, barking and snapping, making your brain freeze and scaring you half… Read More “Puppy” or “Doberman”? Which One are You?

Sacred Sink

If you’re looking for me, try the kitchen. I spend about 98.3% of my waking hours there. (I should verify that number, but it sounds right.) As a new wife I almost killed my young husband with rich nightly feasts of beef stroganoff and creamy casseroles. Then the babies started coming! And the food allergies.… Read More Sacred Sink

HOME Teen Fiction: The Children Who Shouldn’t Be – Chapter One

We celebrate the writing of our HOME group teens! This month, sixteen-year-old year old Ellie Ford provides an excerpt from her book, The Children Who Shouldn’t Be. Ellie enjoys writing dystopian fiction, and you will be drawn in to the mystery and ultimately encouraged by her story. After you read this first chapter, feel free to… Read More HOME Teen Fiction: The Children Who Shouldn’t Be – Chapter One

6 Ways Homeschoolers Can Use the Pikes Peak Library District

What happens when a library nerd who also happens to be a homeschool mom investigates all the resources at Pikes Peak Library District for homeschoolers? Giddy joy! I’m not exaggerating! I sat in the Homeschool Resource Corner at East Library just bursting with all the fabulous resources that are available to us homeschoolers here in… Read More 6 Ways Homeschoolers Can Use the Pikes Peak Library District