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She Really Did It

     Several weeks ago I was asked to speak to a group of women about my book, Homegrown Readers. The women were moms who meet regularly to share their journeys in parenting. I know from past…

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How One Good Idea Can Change Everything

I sat in church last Sunday and listened to an excellent teaching about making a difference in my life. It had to do with the fact that learning and growth are never passive. True learning requires more…

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The Quiet Spaces

  I’ve just finished an incredibly busy week. All of my family were here and that is a true miracle in all of our busy lives. It was a wonderful time filled with music, coffee shops, boutique…

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Get Your STEM On: Some Sites for Science-minded Kids

  Science, Technology, Engineering and Math: STEM. That’s what all the education buzz is about these days and with good reason. The future job market for your young learners will most likely rely heavily on the problem-solving…

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Reading for Meaning: That’s What It’s All About

When our children are tiny tots we begin teaching them the alphabet. There’s a lot to learn with twenty-six letters coming in two sizes and some of them making multiple sounds. And so we begin teaching kids…

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