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The LitClub experience will cause your child to say, “Mom, if we have to drop an activity, please don’t let it be LitClub.” — Gill Hassell, former non-reader. The LITClub provides a fun environment to read the classics with your friends and family. With themed, pre-planned menus and ready-made book conversation and project guides, The […]

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A Soft Touch on Tough Topics Makes Our Children Strong

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At one of our LITClub meetings, the kids got into a pretty deep discussion about the reality of Jesus being fully God and fully man and what the implications of that are. It was amazing and intense. Afterwards, I sat down beside one of the mothers and asked her what she thought about the way the […]

Shocking Worldview Survey Results

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Barna Research Group conducted two surveys to determine how many Americans hold a biblical worldview. One survey was for adults and the other for teens. If these results shock you, you’re not alone, and we can do something about it. In our home, we have a literature club that mimics real-life conversations so that our […]

Playing Dress Up To Improve Critical Thinking

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When I first decided to have projects for the kids, I did it for my younger children. I hoped it would make the club more fun and hold their attention. I really didn’t understand for a while how many skills the project would improve. Obviously, presenting the projects gave them an opportunity to speak in public. […]

Parenting With the Power of Story

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How do you approach your teen about tough subjects? How do you explain the things in the world that just don’t make sense?  Bad people doing good things? Good people doing bad things ? Fiction is a great place to start.  Billy Budd, Sailor, by Herman Melville, gives us an opportunity to talk about the […]

Facebook Party Thursday Night, 9PM – Over $1,200 in Prizes!!

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I’m speaking at the Dallas Teach Them Diligently conference in June. Even if you aren’t a HOMESCHOOLER, there are cool prizes for you! Who wouldn’t love to win a Kindle Fire for herself/himself or one to give away as a gift? The Facebook party is Thursday evening at 9PM eastern time. If you haven’t participated in […]

The Best Parent/Teacher Learns Alongside Her Children

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Reading the classics with kids is fun! I remember, when I first started, I felt intimidated at the thought of facilitating a book conversation with them. I don’t have a literature background. I was afraid I wouldn’t know the answers. It didn’t take long for me to catch on to the truth. The best facilitator […]

One Rule For Our Kids Is More Effective Than Three

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Worldview conversations are fun and energizing in a LITClub. Even though we are all Christians in this particular group, and we share the foundational tenets that make up a biblical worldview: Believing that absolute moral truth exists The Bible is totally accurate in all of the principles it teaches Satan is considered to be a […]

3 Things Successful Homeschoolers Understand

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I spoke at my very first homeschool conference last weekend and sponsored a booth, too.  It’s been quite a while since I attended one of these events. I had forgotten how valuable it is to spend time with others who share my vision. I met a lady who taught in the public schools for years […]

Winning Conversations With Your Children Are Easy With These 5 Tools

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Imagine your children all grown up with families of their own, sitting around the dinner table with friends from work or  church. Picture them having friends who don’t know Jesus or friends who have lost their way. Would you want them to have these folks over for dinner? Sure, you would. Would you want them […]