Monthly Archives: June 2014

Voluntary Reading – A New Development

I will admit it, I have been on tenterhooks for years waiting for the reading to develop, encouraging, gently prodding at times, and holding myself back from trying to shove a love of the written word down my kid’s throat. … Continue reading

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My Little Navigator

So I wrote in an earlier post (www.bubblews.com/news/3998318-i-miss-my-gps) about missing my TomTom – which I had for only three weeks before it was stolen. But I have at least a temporary solution, and it fits rather serendipitously with my efforts to … Continue reading

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My Angry Reader

Last week I put my foot down. No more hours of mindless television if you aren’t willing to try reading. At seven, nearly eight, the kiddo can read, but it is with difficulty. Mainly those small words, and still plenty … Continue reading

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North Pole, South Pole

With the decision to NOT participate in the inner city literacy program in our area, I am now revisiting what homeschooling opportunities we should be focusing on.The biggest focus continues to be child-driven, and mainly by questions.Yesterday for instance was … Continue reading

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