Monthly archives: March, 2014

Entitlement

Entitlement

A few weeks ago at school, there was an award ceremony for a reading program they did for grades 1-3. First graders had to read 800 minutes, second graders had to read 1000 minutes, and third graders 1200. The children had five weeks to do it, the minutes had to be read outside of school,


Book Series for Kids- Grades 1-3

Little Luke is in first grade, and we are really blessed that he loves to read. On the weekends, he’ll sit down with a chapter book and read until he’s finished with it. It’s been a challenge to find enough books for him to read, and he tends to really like reading book series. We


Our Favorite Learning Toys and Games- Ages 5-8

Earlier in the week I wrote a post on our favorite learning toys for toddlers and preschool children, so I thought I’d write something about the toys and games we use for Luke as well. I never realized how educational something as simple as a board game could be until Luke was old enough to


Reading Level Correlation Chart!

For the past year or so, I’ve been incredibly frustrated with how some books are listed in Scholastic. I know it isn’t their fault that there are many different leveled reading programs used in school systems, but it can be confusing when books are listed with something that you aren’t familiar with. Our current and


Our Favorite Learning Toys- Ages 2-5

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Lent

  Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Lent is a period of 40 days and 40 nights that Catholics and some other Christian denominations use to focus on prayer and sacrifice leading up to Easter. It used to be that people fasted the entire time (only eating one meal per day except


How Much is Too Much?

Luke is mad at me. At least I think he is. He would never outright say he was mad, that’s just not in his nature, but I can tell. Right now he is playing indoor soccer and basketball. The week after those end, he starts baseball. When he asked if he could play tennis all