Monthly Archives: October 2015

Questions for the Phases of Learning in Thomas Jefferson Education

A week or so ago I was asked to give a lecture on the phases of learning for Thomas Jefferson Education for the Quest Scholar Project class that I help mentor. I remembered that I once heard Aneladee Milne give … Continue reading

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Day 5 Part 2 of our Trip to Nauvoo: Temple Visit

For Day 5, Part 2 of our trip to Nauvoo, we attended the temple. First my four oldest kids attended while my husband and I and Grammi took the littles on the ox cart ride. Then the kids all went … Continue reading

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Training for Parents on How to Mentor Scholar Phase

How do you as a homeschool mom mentor your child in scholar phase? This is the period of a young person’s education that happens hopefully between ages 12 and 18. It is described in the book, Thomas Jefferson Education by … Continue reading

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Homemade Butterscotch Topping

So I am off my no grain, low carb diet for a time, after losing 64 lbs. It’s been a long journey (six months) and I am transitioning to “normal eating.” So for me that means eating to hunger, and … Continue reading

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Why General Conference Can Be Like Christmas!

What did you all think of General Conference? I loved it! Frankly, my little kids, however, don’t always love it. It’s always a battle to get my kids to be quiet and listen. I make packets of coloring pages and … Continue reading

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Columbus Story on Audio for Homeschoolers, Plus LDS Resources

Image credit: picturesimagesclipart.com Columbus Day is coming up! Here are some inspiring resources to use with your kids so that they know he discovered the New World under the direction of the hand of God. Here is an article from … Continue reading

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An Interview with a TJED Mentor and the Teen Scholars She Influenced

I finally got the podcast feature fixed on my iPhone. When I went to listen to some podcasts, I was delighted to find a new unplayed episode from the Luminous Mind involving my dear friend Aneladee Milne. Aneladee has played a … Continue reading

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General Conference Ideas

It’s Conference time again! Who will be the three new apostles? In addition to the resources I already posted here, I have found more fun ideas to use with your kids. On lds.org you can print out General Conference bingo … Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Marriage Retreat

Perhaps you’ve seen ads, or even attended, marriage retreats that cost a few hundred dollars. You get to stay in a fancy hotel with meals included in the cost and attend some seminars about improving your marriage. It’s a long … Continue reading

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Dates With God, Chapter 9, Part 3: Kate’s Letter #9

In this excerpt from my novel, Dates With God, we see the fictional character Kate fight hopelessness and discouragement because her husband’s cancer gets worse. She feels jealousy towards people whose lives seem easy. Here’s Dates With God, Chapter 9, … Continue reading

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