Viewing by month: September 2013

Worth Caring for and Preserving

In the 1970s, young men barely out of high school were drafted to fight in the Vietnam War. The average age of our combat troops in Vietnam was 20. Some left for Vietnam straight out of high school.

The teenage soldier had two frequent laments: leaving his high school sweetheart behind and finding someone worthy to care for his car. 

Read complete post
137 comments | Posted by Dorothy Karman on Sep 16, 2013 at 11:57 PM | Categories: Encouragement - Family life -

Not Back to School

We had decided to homeschool our little guy and I was scared. Was I doing the right thing? Would my child be OK? Was I good enough? Smart enough? Organized enough? – to teach kindergarten. Homeschooling was so different. A thirty-year veteran shares what she learned from her homeschool adventure.

Read complete post
196 comments | Posted by Dorothy Karman on Sep 9, 2013 at 8:30 PM | Categories: Beginning the year - Encouragement - Homeschooling -

Teaching More than One: Part 2

How do you to teach a houseful?  Here are continued tips on what works to help mom accomodate many.

Read complete post
127 comments | Posted by Christine Bullock on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:15 AM | Categories: Beginning the year - Encouragement - Family life - Homeschooling -