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What Do You See? A Child’s First Introduction to Art

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Norman Rockwell was an American painter and illustrator. He is best known for his paintings of everyday life which were used as covers for The Saturday Evening Post magazine. This painting is called Boy with Baby Carriage and was painted in 1916. You can find this painting today in the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. […]

Grumpy mommies train grumpy kids

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

I thought this article would be helpful for some of you. My Adrenal Fatigue Story by Stacy McDonald Grumpy mommies train grumpy kids. When we feel sick or run down, it’s very difficult to have a cheerful, energetic attitude; and, as unfair as it seems, it will effect those you care for and train. Not […]

Learning the Greek Alphabet

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

My son Joe cut and sanded down some pretty cedar trees into 4-sided blocks. I used his blocks to write the Greek alphabet, vowels, diphthongs, accents. I keep it near my computer for constant visuals for all of us. –Maribel H. Joe also made a replica of a wooden book holder used by scribes.

Is it too late for a 40-something-year-old?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Gerrit Dou (1613-1675) — Old Woman Reading a Lectionary I would like to know if you think it is too late for a 40-something-aged individual to learn how to learn? I just heard about the Trivium and thought I would look it up and found you. Where would you recommend that I start if I’m […]

Pictures Through a Child’s Mind: Introducing Children to Art

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933) was a French artist who liked to paint scenes from the largest marketplace in Paris. This painting is called The Birthday Cake. Spend a bit of time observing this painting, and then answer the questions below. Since the goal of this study is to learn to love art, I recommend that […]

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