Pixar writing Class: more fun than a box of chocolates

I have never, and I mean never seen my kids so excited about Pixar writing Class.  They actually despise writing book reports and will do anything to avoid doing it.  I blame the fancy private school the girls used to go to in our home town.  The Pixar writing class was honestly the most fun we have had and the kids actually looked forward to each assignment every night. Here is what we did to Continue reading

What Do Mythology, Egyptians, and Good Storytelling Have in Common?

I love days that are spent with our homeschool family. Well, they weren’t our normal group, but we knew some of the kids at the two classes we went to. What do mythology, Egyptians, and telling a good story have in common? Not a thing, except that two homeschool classes talked about all three subjects. Today our first homeschool class was with Jim Weiss who is a professional story teller for 25 years and has traveled all over Continue reading