Monthly Archives: February 2004

I’m a Mormon ;-) But you knew that allready

Last night I saw the most wonderful movie. I’m so glad I live in Utah and have access to “Mormon Cinema”. I’ve seen ’em all and this one is definately cream of the crop! The plot covers 4 missionaries in Holland and their struggles to overcome sadness as their girlfriends marry other men and their […]

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Things feel so much better!!!

The seminar totally helped me get back on track with where I want to be with homeschooling. I realized I was getting too caught up reading all of the TWTM blogs :duck and feeling like we were really lacking over here. With all of the latin teaching, saxon math, story of the world, and huge […]

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The 7 keys of Great teaching

#1.Classics not TextbooksMostly Scholar Phase, a smaller place in Love of Learning A Classic is defined as anything you when read or experience it you gain truth and the next time you read or experience it you gain more truth. A classic can be a book, a painting, music, an activity, or even a person […]

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GGGRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:biting:banghead:biting:hmpp Sacred LDS clothing being sold on Ebay

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The Four Phases

Well, there are actually five, but the four are all they go into depth on. phase one: CORE Aproximately ages 0-8(give or take 80 years) The purpose of the core phase is for the student to learn good/bad, true/false, and right/wrong. They learn by emulating their parents and siblings. Chores are very important during the […]

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Just a few moments before I have to leave for the seminar.

But I’d just like to say YEAH! You know I’ve read A Thomas Jefferson Education at least 4 times in the last 3 years and I still am just not “getting” it. Going to this seminar has cleared so many things up for me allready and we haven’t even scratched the surface yet! I highly […]

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2 days and counting…

Two days and counting to the Face to Face with Greatness Seminar :flamed I’m going to learn in detail how to teach math and science using only the classics, and get my own one on one mentoring session with someone from George Wythe College

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Microsoft Windows users

There may be a vulnerability in your system! :yikes You can read more about it and dowload the patches here. Microsoft Bulletin

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Missing Playgroup yet again…

Well, we will be missing playgroup again because Ollie woke up vomitting this morning. :yikes It’s probably from the moldy yogurt(yes moldy, you have to know yogurt is bad if there’s mold on it!!!) I found my baby eating yesterday. Who knows where he hid it. He must have put it away for safe keeping.:wink […]

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Wonder baby strikes again!

Well, this morning as I was leisurely soaking in the tub, enjoying my ME time, I heard my 20 month old son wake up and start crying. He climbed off the bed and came looking for me. He knew I was in the bath, but usually he cries at the door for a second and […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today is chocked full of fun! 🙂 This morning DH is going to get the van liscenced (it expired Dec 31st :whistle) Then I’m taking Xander and his best friend Julie out to see Cheaper by the Dozen. It feels a little like taking them on a date, because her mom can’t go. But it’s […]

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How did it go?

Well, it could’ve gone better…*sigh* When he got home I asked “So how was Scouts?” “It was fine :-)” “What did you do?” “Um…well…I don’t think you would approve…” sigh come to find out they had made pinch pots out of play dough and then turned them over and smashed them with their fists and […]

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My son has Scouts today!!!

The local BoyScout leader called last night to wish Xander a happy birthday and invite him to Scouts today. I can’t believe my son is old enough for Scouts! I hope he likes it!

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Happy Birthday to my EIGHT-YEAR-OLD!!!

I can’t believe he’s 8! Oh my goodness, just yesterday he was amazing me with his ability to speak in sentences at 18 months, memorize scripture at 3, and rhyme words at 4. Now he’s a sweet, sensitive, and still very intelligent boy. This morning we served him breakfast in bed. It was so cute […]

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Freaky code!

I need all you brilliant MT programmers to help me. The code I use for my comments is just not remembering the cookies. Can someone look at my code and LMK what I’m missing? I’m so frustrated because I can either keep my blah MT comments page or have a beautiful comments page that won’t […]

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