Captivated Movie (Media Talk 101 Review)

Do you ever feel like media has taken over your life and the lives of your family? You are not alone. While there are many benefits to using different types of media, it also leads many parents to wonder “How much is too much?”. At Media Talk 101 Phillip Telfer explores that question. In his … Read more

2014 Bloggy Convention — FPEA — Hal & Melanie Young Giveaway

Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! For the next 2 weeks, we are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions. Our next featured convention will arrive to Orlando, FL  in May! Florida Parent-Educators Association— Kissimmee, FL May 22-25, 2014 Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall … Read more

F Is for Failure – and Other Parenting Myths

I have made an amazing discovery. Are you ready for this? I knew a lot more about parenting sixteen years and eight children ago. And, in the manner of all irony, I’ve also discovered that others think just the opposite and perceive me to be knowledgeable in parenting. Perhaps it’s because we usually appear to be generally in one piece, … Read more

Creating Responsible Kids

I recently had one of those “A Ha!” moments – my children were not born with a responsibility gene in place.   Yes, I will actually have to teach and train responsibility into my children! (as well as all those other school-y type subjects…)  First let’s start with the “whys” we have to: Responsibility builds character qualities  and attitudes that … Read more

Papa’s Pearls Book Review

Recently, members of the Schoolhouse Review Crew had the privilege of reading Papa’s Pearls: A Father’s Gift of Love and Wisdom to His Children and Grandchildren by Diane Flynn Keith. This book tells the story of Carol Joseph Flynn, otherwise known as “Papa.” Early on in life, Papa experienced much hardship and adversity which led to misbehavior in school and eventually … Read more

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