Entries by Melanie

Top 5 Reasons Montessori is Part of My Homeschool

Working at home as a project manager and caring for my 2-year-old had become extremely difficult. I had to figure out a way to get my job done and ensure my son was in a safe learning environment, so I went looking for a daycare. During each visit I left unimpressed.  Was I really supposed […]

Children Pray for the Nations

After the terrorist attack in Paris, my heart was broken.  I couldn’t imagine the immense fear and hurt the people of Paris were experiencing. How could we annihilate ISIS?  How could I protect my family? Is it safe to attend events with big crowds?  The spirit of God in me quickly reminded me that this […]

Our Reading Comprehension Journey

The idea that the teacher was going to be able to help my child with his reading comprehension problem during the day was an unrealistic expectation! We had some amazing teachers. We had small class sizes with only 11-13 students in a classroom. These teachers were Classically trained and could dissect a piece of literature […]

God Defines Awesome

Time has expired on the idea that our students are anything above standard without a relationship with God through Jesus Christ. There are students around the globe that know more, read more, invent more, learn better, spell better, test better, solve mathematical equations better, prove a scientific hypothesis better, communicate better, hit a ball better, […]

My 3 Year Old Reader

Here are the steps I used to teach my 3 year old how to read. The process took about 5 months after he learned the uppercase and lowercase letters. I combined technology, Montessori material, and a simple song to solidify his mastery in reading. Each child is different so just enjoy your time together with your little one […]

I Am A Child of the King

Hi there! Years ago, my husband brought home a book called, “Prayers That Bring Change,” by Kimberly Daniels.  At the beginning of this book, there is a prayer she calls, “My Blessed Prayer.”  The beautiful thing about this prayer is that it is simply a collection of scriptures that say who God says that we are. […]