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Toodles in Berlin

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Anna Basaj is showing Toodles the remains of the Berlin Wall.

The Domestic Slave

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

The Domestic Slave by J.A. James

Contest Time with Spurgeon

Monday, January 19th, 2009

UPDATE: Contest winners are Linda T, Tammy, Rhonda England, and Latayne Scott. Thanks so much for your responses — I wish I could have given you all prizes! For this contest I would like you to tell me what this phrase of Spurgeon’s means to you — Omnipotence has servants everywhere. Make your comments here […]

Homeschooler Henry Hoffmann Wins NRA Essay Contest

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Homeschooler Henry Hoffmann submitted an essay for the NRA’s annual nationwide essay contest, and out of 1200 entries, won! Quoting founding father Thomas Jefferson, Henry noted that: “[A]ll power is inherent in the people….[I]t is their right and duty to be at all times armed.” This was, in essence, his thesis for his essay which […]

Toodles in Amsterdam with Basaj Family

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Toodles and the Basaj family are visiting the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam. Toodles almost got left inside the canalbus going through the King’s Gracht (Koenigsgracht) during a bus transfer — oldest Basaj son remembered him and braved the slippery boat crossing one more time before the two boats had completely uncoupled. Toodles enjoyed the […]

Skype call from a mother in Norway

Friday, January 16th, 2009

First, ElanefromNorway’s email to me: I am writing you just to describe my problem with my son 2 years old. A…..was a very quiet child, but as he grew up, he started throwing a tantrum (now he is better with the tantrum), but the worst is that he doesn’t obey.We must repeat thousands of times […]

Peter Schiff vs Obama’s Stimulus Plan 12/08/2008

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Reading above the reading level of the child

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Thank you so much for encouraging us to read above the level you think your child will understand. Recently we began to read Charlotte’s Web with our 5yo son because the play is coming to our area and we needed to know the story since we didn’t read it as children. To our surprise and […]

Cato the Elder

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Excerpt taken from The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans (Cato) by Plutarch Cato the Elder Educates His Son … As soon as he had a son born, though he had never such urgent business upon his hands, unless it were some public matter, he would be by when his wife washed it and […]

Spurgeon and Latin

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Learn to say “No” — it will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin. Charles Haddon Spurgeon 1834-1892

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