We are reading Cheaper by the Dozen.
In the book the dad insists that his children jump to a higher
grade in public school. Last night, Alia said, “I know why
his kids are able to skip so many grades. It’s because their
dad homeschools them.” In the book, the father, Mr. Gilbreth, plays
multiplication games with the children at dinner, teaches them
morse code by painting on the walls, teaches them astronomy by
buying a telescope and pasting charts all over the house, and
teaches them a foreign language by insisting that phonograph
language records are played every morning. He even teaches
them sailing by buying a boat. Sounds like a great way to teach
kids. Incorporate life and learning together. Incidently, the
book is co-authored by 2 of the 12 children.
Why I choose joy
I'm a daughter of the King, grafted in by grace and trying to walk daily in His truth. I live in China with my best friend and hubby, where we own/manage a western restaurant. I'm a homeschooling mom of 4, with one more in away at college..
I am not so different from you. There are many things that happen in my life everyday that I have no control over. I can't determine what will happen, but I can determine how I will think and I how I will act. I choose to take action when I feel like giving up. I choose to make a difference when it doesn't seem to matter. I choose to love the unlovable. I choose the rough and narrow path, because it strengthens me. I choose to make joy a part of who I am.