I know that may sound obvious (after all, we wouldn’t change our creed to “I believe in the power of homeschooling …”). But somehow, the thinking tends to creep into our lives. We get so excited about this new life calling that it begins to dominate everything. We blog about it. Talk about it. Make friends with those who do it.
What is the importance of students learning about their state?
Colorado is unique in its state history in that we really were founded by bachelor-miners (I say that tongue-in-cheek). We don’t have the rich Puritan legacy of Massachusetts or even the exciting Civil War action of Kansas or Missouri. But the “wild west” nature of Colorado has shaped our state, creating a culture of individualism, determination, and ruggedness that yet extends into the lives of those who call Colorado home.
Christmas music, concerts, and special events are always a highlight of the Christmas season. Here’s a list of upcoming events (some free and some cost) that are both educational and fun for your family!
It’s 10 a.m., and you haven’t showered or gotten dressed. Your teeth are unbrushed, and your coffee is cold. You have just reminded your toddler for the fifty-seventh time not to put his hands down the back of his pants. You expertly juggle your newborn in one arm while dishing out a moderately healthy snack for your toddler with the other. You are a mother, and you feel bone-weary. Our culture has offered up a solution for the frazzled and frantic mom who never manages a moment alone: self-care. Read More …