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Archive for June, 2009

New Baby Finally Arrives

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Adam and Johannah holding Eric Myles Stanford for the first time. Eric was born June 11 at around 9AM after a 35 hour labor. He weighs 6 lbs 14 oz and is 20 inches long. Mother and child are doing great. Grandmother is recovering.

Arrival of the Baby…..Almost

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

UPDATE: She still hasn’t been admitted — there are no rooms available. (10 AM) Johannah went into labor last night (on her own, no inducing — Thank you Lord) and she and Adam are waiting to be admitted to the hospital in Pekin, Illinois. As soon as she’s admitted, Ava and I will travel down […]

Update on baby

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Update on our daughter Johannah — she is 3 days overdue (not a big deal) but her blood pressure is elevated today (148/90 — which is high for her). They’ll take it again tomorrow, and if it is still elevated, the doctor wants to induce.

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Monday, June 8th, 2009

A History teacher who attends my church recently recommended that I read Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook Got Wrong by James Loewen in the context that most history we’ve been taught in school is erroneous. Supposedly this author uses primary sources and has brought to light many falsehoods that […]

Study: TV May Inhibit Babies’ Language Development

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Read the article here.

Start Homeschooling at Age 2?

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

I really want to make the best of our son’s (age 2) education. I really think he can learn better at home in a more personalized setting. Should I start home schooling him when he is 2.5 or 3? Or should I wait until about 4 or 5? Alison G. I suggest starting now by: […]

The Baby Delays

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Replacement for Kumon?

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

I am not a “real” homeschooler, as my children do attend school (real homeschooling is unfortunately not an option for us). I consider myself a part-time homeschooler, as I spend many evenings, weekends, and vacations either reteaching what the school was supposed to teach, or teaching them what I consider to be missing from the […]

Trivium Pursuit Sale This Week

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn — on sale this week for $19 (normally $28) In addition, if you purchase Ancient History from Primary Sources, you will receive free, upon request, Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your […]

Contest!!! How much will baby weigh?

Friday, June 5th, 2009

How much do you think baby will weigh? Tell us in pounds and ounces here in the comments. The first correct answer will win something. BTW, I don’t think our baby will have this hair color, do you?

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