We are encouraged not to become jealous of the temporary prosperity of the wicked. God-opposers may burn brightly for a little while, but from God’s perspective, those who oppose Him are storing up wrath for disobeying His commandments and laws. …
When I was in first grade, Mrs. Scherger, my soon-to-be 2nd grade teacher told me, “Here at Trinity, we learn cursive in 2nd grade, so starting next year, you’ll be able to read anything written by anyone, even the Constitution.” That was an exciting, mysterious prospect to me because at that time all I knew was the print in my readers.
And for some time now, under the Common Core State Standards Initiative for “best educational practices”, it states that “cursive is no longer required to be taught” and instead will be replaced by keyboarding.
“I know that many would choose not to hear what I say in the article, but your children need you to hear this message. Even if you disagree with my perspective, please, just follow the recommendations at the end of the article. Once you see the positive changes in your child’s life, you will understand why I say what I say!” ~V.P.
I share another important post by homeschool mom Michelle Caskey (with permission) because we both want to encourage and inspire you as you learn to relate to your boys.
Contrary to popular opinion in our modern society, boys think, see, hear and process very differently than girls. This isn’t to say that men are better than women or vice versa. Just different. And we would be wise to recognize these differences and to celebrate them rather than trying to pretend that they aren’t there or trying to make them go away….
„Der Gefühlszustand von Kindern ist heutzutage katastrophal! Wenn sie zur Schule kommen, sind die meisten emotional gar nicht dazu in der Lage, etwas zu lernen. Dazu tragen viele Faktoren bei, die von unserem modernen Lebensstil herrühren.“ ~ V.P.
Das, was meine Freundin Victoria Prooday (Ergotherapeutin) in ihrer beruflichen Praxis erlebt, ist so weit verbreitet und alarmierend, dass ich sie darum gebeten habe, ihre Gedanken dazu mit anderen teilen zu dürfen. Da dieses Thema auf ein so überwältigendes Interesse gestoßen ist und sich daraus auch viele Gespräche ergeben haben, veröffentliche ich ihren Artikel in etwas gekürzter Form an dieser Stelle erneut….