As defined by Meriam-Webster: Creativity is defined as “the quality of being creative” Creative (adj) able to invent or produce new and original things; marked by the ability or power to create: given to creating; having the quality of something created rather than imitated.” In the age of high stakes testing, there is little room for creativity. Teachers often have to teach to the test. I’m not against these tests.
Archives for June 2016
About 10 years ago, when my oldest was born, I was told that by well meaning mothers, blogs, and Christian “expert” mothers (you know the ones with like 7 to 10 kids), that in order to begin my day right I had to wake up before my kids and have devotion with God. I tried for the longest time to wake up before my kids for several years. I was
Today is Father’s Day and we are not going to church. While we may have attended if something had not come up, I was secretly hoping that something would come up. I’ll be very honest. I hate attending church on the “parent” holidays. I have will cry uncontrollably and no I’m not depressed. It stems from an incident that happened 12 years ago. When my husband and I got married,
Well, today was one of all homeschooling parents favorite days. Our summer curriculum has arrived!!! (Can I get an amen from all the curriculum junkies out there?) When we began planning our homeschooling journey I decided that year-round schooling would be best for our family. The reasons for doing so initially dealt with schedules and our frequent moves. My husband is an active duty soldier, as such we move every