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Archive for March, 2008

Baby and Book

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

At her web site Literaritea Megan E. Saben reviews some of Johannah’s picture books. Megan’s baby Henry

Winter

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

We received a most beautiful springtime card in the mail yesterday. It brightened up our day considerably. I hope warm weather comes soon. Helena can’t get out in the yard to work, so she stays in the living room ordering flower bulbs. She has ordered from four catalogs so far and one more catalog arrived […]

New Edition of Hand That Rocks the Cradle Now Available

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Hand That Rocks the Cradle: 400 Classic Books for Children by Nathaniel Bluedorn For more than fifteen years, homeschooling parents have used Hand That Rocks the Cradle as their guide through the mass of classic and modern children’s fiction to find the truly great read-alouds. This completely revised and expanded edition of Hand That Rocks […]

Suggestions on how to treat your adult children…

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Suggestions on how to treat your adult children: 1. The majority of the time that you are talking with your adult child, you should be doing the listening, not the talking. Real and attentive listening. Respectful listening — not appearing to be listening or thinking about what you need to be doing next or what […]

Big sister and little brother “reading” one of our favorite books…

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Big sister and little brother “reading” one of our favorite books My Mommy, My Teacher Attached is a picture of my children looking at the wonderful illustrations in Johannah’s book My Mommy, My Teacher. The vivid colors and rich detail on every page are simply stunning! I chose this as the first of Johannah’s books […]

Mathematical Contests

Monday, March 17th, 2008

The Classical Mommy is holding a series of mathematical contests — with lots of prizes!!

Frontinus — What’s Wrong With This Picture Contest

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Read here below the excerpts from On Water. The first person to tell us “What’s Wrong With This Picture” wins a copy of The Fallacy Detective. Leave your guess in the comments section here. Frontinus (Sextus Julius Frontinus) C. A.D. 40-103 Frontinus was a Roman soldier and author. He served as governor of Britain and […]

A reminder about the bidding on eBay….

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Here’s another image from the children’s picture book Bless the Lord: The 103rd Psalm by Johannah Bluedorn. There are two more days left to bid on the original painting we have listed on eBay.

Strabo

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Excerpt from Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn Strabo c. 66 b.c.-a.d. 24 Strabo was a Greek historian and geographer writing in the early days of the Roman Empire under the first two Roman emperors, Augustus and Tiberius. (His history has been lost.) Much of his geographical information […]

Will Winter Never End?

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

What’s the weather like where you live?

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