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#abookagameaday, Mon. 1/27/20, more Gameschooling!

Oh how I love the above book! We read it today for our #abookagameaday challenge from thewaldockway.com. I love how the central message is the power of mother love, and the reciprocal love a child has for her mother. So … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Hand in History and in Our Own Lives

  I love this talk over here that President/Elder M. Russell Ballard gave last December at BYUI for its commencement. The video above is from the same trip he refers to in the talk, I am guessing. He talks about … Continue reading

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DIY Timeline Cards Game

  Here’s a DIY card game to increase knowledge of historical events/facts. It’s modeled after the Timeline Game. You can make it for any history period.   I made the cards above for my Hero Project which involves the World … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday, Wed. 1/22/20, Day #12, Geography/History Two Truths and a Lie and Scrambled States of America

  Last Thursday on my thrifting trip, after going to our weekly family liber school, I found the card game that goes with the above book, for 4 bucks at Savers. So we played the game today for my Wednesday … Continue reading

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Out of the Best Books: What We’re Reading for January 2020

  I’m reading the above for my Hero Project class that I’m mentoring, a repeat of 6 years ago. It’s about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, definitely a hero of mine! Elder Christofferson quoted him in General Conference.      Bugsy, age 10, … Continue reading

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Best Picture Book to Read in January!

  It occurred to me, after reading this book aloud to my children a few weeks ago, why this is the best picture book to read in January. It can inspire you and your family to create your own giving … Continue reading

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Best Chapter Book to Read and Movie to Watch in January!

  I know this is a Christmas book/movie, but it should really be read and watched in January. That way, you won’t forget about it, like you might do if you read the book in December and then the hustle … Continue reading

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