Teaching a Child to Read Expressively

Posted by Elisabeth Tanner on 7/18/2016 to Homeschooling
My daughter loves to read, be read to, listen to audio books…she is a story girl. Finding a genre that will keep her attention is not hard. Much like her Mama, if it has print, she will read it. My third grade son, however,


Posted by Administrator on 7/21/2014 to Homeschooling
My loving husband surprised me with a plane ticket to Montana for my birthday this year. It had been almost four years since I had been home to Big Sky Country, and I had forgotten how much home means to me. “Home” means family, laughter, refreshment, encouragement, reminiscing, spiritual healing, and delight. And that’s exactly what my six days in Lewistown were this summer...

Two Great Children’s Bedtime Reads….

Posted by Administrator on 7/14/2014 to Homeschooling
Our regular bedtime routine (after teeth-brushing and such) is to have devotions with the kids, pray for the missionaries of that day, and then read a book before lights out. We usually read a shorter book (a children’s book), not a chapter book at this point—mainly because Mommy has a hard time keeping her eyes open for an entire chapter at that time of the night. But I also just love the wonderful illustrations, sweet humor, and clever creativity that children’s books afford. We want to acquaint you with two of our current favorites. One has been familiar to us for at least ten years; the other one...

I’m Game! Are You?

Posted by Administrator on 7/7/2014 to Homeschooling
One of the best ways to keep “school” going during the summer is by playing games. It also serves as a way of filling the hours of June, July and August in which your children constantly seem to utter, “I don’t have anything else to do, Mom. What can I do now?” Moreover, it’s an opportunity for family time in a relaxed atmosphere (unless you have a super-competitive streak in you, of course). Playing games can...

Great Is His Faithfulness

Posted by Administrator on 6/30/2014 to Homeschooling
Arise, cry out in the night,
At the beginning of the watches;
Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord.
Lift your hands toward Him
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