What are you most looking forward to this year?

TOPIC: What are you looking forward to in the new year? Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions, and if so, please share one or two. Is there anything you are dreading? Any changes you have made? What are you most looking forward to this year? ANSWERS: The one New...

Personal Productivity

In September 2014 we heard Sherry Borsheim teach us about personal productivity and how the distractions of our day-to-day living can be real time-robbers (checking an email, answering the phone, maybe a little peak at Facebook). She showed us how to time-block and...

What daily schedule do you follow?

TOPIC: What sort of daily schedule do you follow? How structured is your school time? What about chores? What tricks have you found to help you manage your time? ANSWERS: Through the years we have moved to a much less structured approach to schooling. By nature I live...

What are some ideas for the summer?

TOPIC: What are some ideas for the summer? ANSWERS: 1) Join the summer reading club at your library. 2) Go to story time at the library. 3) Go for a family bike ride. 4) Make lemonade from fresh lemons. 5) Go to a cheap movie. 6) Plant a small garden. 7) Make smiley...